Mississippi

Summary

Capital
Population
1,790,618 (1920)
791,305 (1860)
1,551,270 (1900)
GDP (nominal)
88546000000.0 (2007, US$)
Country
Area
125,443 km² (48434 mi²)
People born here
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Political District

Representatives
 

Fictional Setting

Contains (Fictional Places)
 

Administrative Division

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

Dated location

Date founded
1817-12-10
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Mississippi (1894-04-23)
 

Name source

Things named after this
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Statistical region

Unemployment Rate
2007-03-01 (6.5)
2006-12-01 (6.6)
2007-01-01 (6.6)
Religions
Methodism (9, 2002)
Church of God (2, 2002)
Pentecostalism (3, 2002)
Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 7.25, Hour)
 

Context name

Nickname
The Hospitality State
The Magnolia State
Abbreviation
MS
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

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
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Capital
 

Location

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