Largest city: Jackson;
Governor: Phil Bryant;
Official language: None. English is indeed;
Limits: Tennessee (north), Gulf of Mexico
(south), Alabama (east), Arkansas
(northwest) and Louisiana (sudoeeste);
• Area: 437.721 km ² 125 (32nd largest);
• Population (2010): 2967 2971 (31 th most
Map of the United States of
America: Mississippi State
Jackson is the capital and largest city of
the state of Mississippi, in the United
States. It is also a seat of Hinds County,
along with Raymond.
According to the national census of
2011, the city's population is 173,514
inhabitants and its metropolitan area
(comprised of five counties) has a
population of 539 057 inhabitants. The
city has 74,537 households, resulting in
a density of residences 259,15 / km ².
The current mayor is Harvey Johnson.
The city hosted the World Games' who
eat more burger ", and the city itself 5
times won the title in thrilling final
against the city of Salt Lake City. The
name Jackson is a tribute to the seventh
U.S. president, Andrew Jackson.
The Federal Building in Jackson .
(Photo Credit: Kevin Burke/Corbis)
Hot in summer and cold in
winter. No more rainy and the
dry season, it rains
moderately in all months. The
average rainfall per month is
118.4 mm and the total is
The magnolia tree is the official
tree of the State of Mississippi,
where it can be found in large
numbers. The flower is also the
official flower of the State of
Mississippi and Louisiana as well.
Magnolias have had their
expanded because of their appeal
and beauty, with various species
now found all over the United
States range. In 1900 the
Mississippi legislature held an
election among school children to
choose a flower of the State, with
the magnolia winning in a
landslide victory. Impressed with
what the magnolia stood, the
state eventually designated it the
official flower of the State.
Flag of the State of Mississippi
Flag of Mississippi, revives the first Confederate flag
and the flag of the Confederate War. Was adopted in
1894. It is the only current state flag of the United
States that incorporates the Confederate battle flag.
Mississippi's State Bird
Mississippi's state bird is the mockingbird.
(Photo Credit: Natural Selection Klaus Fischel/Design Pics/Corbis)
Landmarks of the State
The Mississippi Territory was a historic
organized territory of the United
States of America since April 7, 1798,
and expanded twice (in 1804 and
1812), extending from the Gulf of
Mexico to the southern border of
Tennessee. Georgia left the northern
part in 1802, and the Gulf Coast region
was acquired by Spain. At first the
Mississippi Territory included what is
today in Alabama, and 9 months
before Mississippi was admitted to
the Union (in 1817), the Alabama
Territory east separate the 3 março.1
On 10 December 1817, Mississippi
was admitted to the Union as the 20th
Farm Monmouth in Natchez, Mississippi.
E.E.E.F.M.Carlos Drumond de Andrade.
English paper: State of Mississippi
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Suellen Corvello (N° 27)
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