Mississippi

Summary

Capital
Population
606,526 (1850)
1,790,618 (1920)
791,305 (1860)
GDP (nominal)
88546000000.0 (2007, US$)
Country
People born here
Area
125,443 km² (48434 mi²)
 

Administrative Division

Country
Official symbols
Milk (1984, State beverage)
Wood Duck (1974, State bird)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1991, State butterfly)
Capital
 

Political District

Representatives
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Dated location

Date founded
1817-12-10
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Mississippi (1894-04-23)
 

Name source

Things named after this
 

Fictional Setting

Contains (Fictional Places)
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

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)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

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
Government positions
 

Context name

Nickname
The Magnolia State
The Hospitality State
Abbreviation
MS
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Capital
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Location

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