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Where is Missouri, United States?

Location of state of Missouri on a map

Missouri is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 5,988,927 people, it is the 18th largest division in United States in terms of population.

Missouri gained its current status as a state in the year 1821. The government of Missouri is lead by Jay Nixon and is based in the state capital of Jefferson City (Population: 43,079).

The most populous cities in Missouri are: Kansas City (Population: 459,787), St. Louis (Population: 319,294), Springfield (Population: 159,498), Independence (Population: 116,830), East Independence (Population: 110,675).

Missouri State - Quick Facts

Country United States
Region Type State
Time Zone CDT
Year of Establishment 1821
Capital Jefferson City (Population: 43,079)
Head of Government Jay Nixon
Total Population 5,988,927
Total Area 180,515 sq km (69,697 sq miles)
Population Density 33.2 sq km (85.9 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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