Massachusetts

Summary

Capital
Country
Area
27,336 km² (10554 mi²)
People born here
Vacationers
Population
4,249,614 (1930)
3,366,416 (1910)
1,231,066 (1860)
GDP (nominal)
351,514,000,000 (2007, US$)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Place of interment

People interred here
 

Focal location

Defined land cover classes
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Massachusetts (1971-03-21)
 

Political District

Representatives
Elections
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Military Combatant

Armed forces
Massachusetts State Defense Force
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Location

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

Governmental Jurisdiction

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

Context name

Nickname
The Bay State
Abbreviation
MA
 

Fictional Setting

Fictional Characters Born Here
Contains (Fictional Places)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1788-02-06
 

Administrative Division

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

Name source

Things named after this
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Capital
 

Statistical region

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)
Religions
Church of Christ (1, 2002)
Pentecostalism (2, 2002)
Judaism (2, 2002)
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