Mississippi

Summary

Capital
Country
People born here
Area
125,443 km² (48434 mi²)
Population
791,305 (1860)
1,551,270 (1900)
606,526 (1850)
GDP (nominal)
88546000000.0 (2007, US$)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Capital
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Political District

Representatives
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Fictional Setting

Contains (Fictional Places)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 336, 350)
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Administrative Division

Official symbols
State butterfly (1991, Spicebush Swallowtail)
State Fish (1974, Largemouth bass)
State beverage (1984, Milk)
Capital
Country
 

Location

Time zone(s)
Geolocation
-89.526 × 32.9905984827
Contains
Events
Partially contains
Contained by
United States, with Territories
Adjoins
 

Statistical region

Unemployment Rate
2006-12-01 (6.6)
2007-01-01 (6.6)
2007-02-01 (6.6)
Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 7.25, Hour)
Religions
Methodism (9, 2002)
Church of God (2, 2002)
Pentecostalism (3, 2002)
 

Name source

Things named after this
 

Context name

Abbreviation
MS
Nickname
The Hospitality State
The Magnolia State
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government positions
Government bodies
Governing officials
Governor of Mississippi (Haley Barbour, 2004-01-13, 2012-01-10, Governor)
Mississippi Attorney General (Jim Hood, 2004-01-14, Attorney General)
Agencies
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Mississippi (1894-04-23)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1817-12-10
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