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Missouri . USA

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Capital - Jefferson City

No. of Counties - 115

Population - 6,160,281

Area - 69,715 sq mi (180,560 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 88.2/sq mi (34.1/km2)

Median Household Income - $53,578

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About - Missouri

Here are some key facts about Missouri:

  1. Capital: Jefferson City
  2. Largest City: Kansas City
  3. Statehood: Missouri became the 24th state of the United States on August 10, 1821.
  4. Nicknames: Missouri is known as the "Show Me State" and the "Gateway to the West."
  5. Population: As of my last update, Missouri's population was around 6.1 million people.
  6. Geography: Missouri is located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is bordered by eight states: Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee to the east, Arkansas to the south, and Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska to the west.
  7. Mississippi River: The eastern border of Missouri is formed by the Mississippi River.
  8. Economy: Missouri has a diverse economy, with industries including agriculture (especially soybeans, corn, and cattle), manufacturing (aerospace, transportation equipment, food processing), mining (lead, zinc, limestone), and services (healthcare, education, tourism).
  9. Education: Missouri is home to several notable universities, including the University of Missouri (located in Columbia), Missouri State University (in Springfield), and Washington University in St. Louis.
  10. Landmarks and Attractions: Missouri is known for landmarks such as the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the Ozark Mountains, the Lake of the Ozarks, and the Mark Twain National Forest. It also has various historic sites related to westward expansion, including the Pony Express National Historic Trail and the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.
  11. Sports: Missouri has a strong sports culture, with professional teams like the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL), the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB), and the Kansas City Royals (MLB).

These are just a few highlights about Missouri; the state has much more to offer in terms of history, culture, and natural beauty.

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