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Missouri

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Missouri Flag
State Name
Missouri  - State Abbr.: MO
Statehood
10-Aug-1821
 - Statehood Ranking: 24
Land Area
68,886 sqaremiles  (178,408 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 18
Population
5,595,211
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Jefferson City
Biggest City
Kansas City
Nickname
The Show Me State
Motto
"Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto" (== Let the welfare of the people be the supreme law)
Highest Point
540 m / 1,772 ft (Taum Sauk Mountain)
Lowest Point
70 m / 230 ft (St. Francis River)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Flowering Dogwood (Cornus Florida L.)
Flower
White Hawthorn Blossom
Bird
Bluebird
Animal
Missouri Mule
Song
"Missouri Waltz"

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GPS Coordinates

1 -- Jefferson, Missouri City State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 38.578786 / Lon: -92.173405
Degree

 
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