Massachusetts

Summary

Capital
Vacationers
Country
People born here
Area
27,336 km² (10554 mi²)
Population
1,231,066 (1860)
4,690,514 (1950)
4,249,614 (1930)
GDP (nominal)
351,514,000,000 (2007, US$)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

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
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Context name

Abbreviation
MA
Nickname
The Bay State
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Capital
 

Focal location

Defined land cover classes
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Massachusetts (1971-03-21)
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Dated location

Date founded
1788-02-06
 

Place of interment

People interred here
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

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

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Location

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

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Statistical region

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

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Fictional Setting

Contains (Fictional Places)
Fictional Characters Born Here
 

Military Combatant

Armed forces
Massachusetts State Defense Force
 

Political District

Representatives
Elections
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