Massachusetts

Summary

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

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Fictional Setting

Contains (Fictional Places)
Fictional Characters Born Here
 

Military Combatant

Armed forces
Massachusetts State Defense Force
 

Context name

Abbreviation
MA
Nickname
The Bay State
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Capital
 

Name source

Things named after this
 

Dated location

Date founded
1788-02-06
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Location

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

Administrative Division

Official symbols
Wild Turkey (1991, State bird)
Trace fossil (State fossil)
Cranberry (1970, State beverage)
Capital
Country
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Statistical region

Religions
Lutheranism (1, 2002)
Church of Christ (1, 2002)
Pentecostalism (2, 2002)
Unemployment Rate
2007-03-01 (4.5)
2006-12-01 (4.7)
2007-01-01 (4.6)
Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 8, Hour)
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Massachusetts (1971-03-21)
 

Focal location

Defined land cover classes
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Place of interment

People interred here
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Political District

Representatives
Elections
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

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