Massachusetts

Summary

Capital
Vacationers
Area
27,336 km² (10554 mi²)
People born here
Population
3,366,416 (1910)
1,231,066 (1860)
4,690,514 (1950)
GDP (nominal)
351,514,000,000 (2007, US$)
Country
 

Administrative Division

Country
Official symbols
State fossil (Trace fossil)
State beverage (1970, Cranberry)
State bird (1941, Black-capped Chickadee)
Capital
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Capital
 

Name source

Things named after this
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Massachusetts (1971-03-21)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Place of interment

People interred here
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Focal location

Defined land cover classes
 

Dated location

Date founded
1788-02-06
 

Context name

Abbreviation
MA
Nickname
The Bay State
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Governing officials
Agencies
Committee for Public Counsel Services
Massachusetts Department of Correction
Government positions
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Political District

Elections
Representatives
 

Location

Adjoins
Time zone(s)
Geolocation
-71.8 × 42.3
Contains
Events
Contained by
United States, with Territories
Partially contains
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 61, 75)
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Statistical region

Religions
Church of Christ (1, 2002)
Pentecostalism (2, 2002)
Judaism (2, 2002)
Unemployment Rate
2006-12-01 (4.7)
2007-01-01 (4.6)
2007-02-01 (4.6)
Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 8, Hour)
 

Fictional Setting

Contains (Fictional Places)
Fictional Characters Born Here
 

Military Combatant

Armed forces
Massachusetts State Defense Force
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