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CountryUnited States
Admitted to the UnionDecember 10, 1817 (20th)
Largest cityJackson
Government
 • GovernorPhil Bryant (R)
 • Upper house{{{Upperhouse}}}
 • Lower house{{{Lowerhouse}}}
U.S. senatorsThad Cochran (R)
Roger Wicker (R)
U.S. House delegationList
Population
 • Total2,844,658
 • Density60.66/sq mi (23.42/km2)
 • Median household income
$33,659
 • Income rank
49th
Language
 • Official languageEnglish
Latitude30°13'N to 35°N
Longitude88°7'W to 91°41'W

Mississippi is one of the states of the United States. Its capital and largest city is Jackson. The state flower and tree are the magnolia. Other large cities are Biloxi, Greenville, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Meridian, Pascagoula, Southaven, Tupelo, Starkville, and Vicksburg. It touches Arkansas (by the Mississippi River), Louisiana, Tennessee, and Alabama.

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