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Where is Mississippi, United States?

Location of state of Mississippi on a map

Mississippi is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 2,967,297 people, it is the 32nd largest division in United States in terms of population.

Mississippi gained its current status as a state in the year 1817. The government of Mississippi is lead by Phil Bryant and is based in the state capital of Jackson (Population: 173,514).

The most populous cities in Mississippi are: Jackson (Population: 173,514), West Gulfport (Population: 71,329), Gulfport (Population: 67,793).

Mississippi State - Quick Facts

Country United States
Region Type State
ISO Code US_MS
Time Zone CST
Year of Establishment 1817
Capital Jackson (Population: 173,514)
Head of Government Phil Bryant
Total Population 2,967,297
Total Area 123,515 sq km (47,689 sq miles)
Population Density 24.0 sq km (62.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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