is a state located in the Southern United States. It is bordered by Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and Arkansas, and lies on the Gulf of Mexico. The area covers 48,441 square miles (125,460 square kilometers), and its population is estimated to be 2,961,279 people in 2022. The capital city is Jackson.
The landscape of Mississippi includes hills, pine woods, plains, and river lowlands. It was admitted to the United States as the twentieth state on December
10, 1817. Agriculture is one of the primary industries in the state, with cotton and soybeans as two of the most important crops. Additionally, manufactured goods such as textiles and electrical equipment are also produced here.
The Magnolia State has a few symbols associated with it. Its official nickname is the Magnolia State, and its motto is "Virtute et Armis" (By Valor and Arms). The northern mockingbird and wood duck are the state birds, while the state flower is the southern magnolia. The Mississippi state song is "Go Mis-sis-sip-pi". Finally, it currently holds four seats in the United States House of Representatives.
- City of Jackson - official website of the city of Jackson, providing municipal information and services
- Jackson State University - a public research university located in Jackson, Mississippi, offering over 90 programs
- Mississippi Museum of Art - an art museum located in Jackson, showcasing a variety of artworks and exhibitions
- Thalia Mara Hall - a significant performing arts center in Jackson offering a variety of performances and events
- Mississippi Braves - the official website of the Mississippi Braves, a minor league baseball team
- LeFleur's Bluff State Park - a state park located in the heart of Jackson, offering camping, fishing, picnic spots, and nature trails
- Greater Jackson Arts Council - a nonprofit organization supporting the development of cultural ecosystems in Jackson through artistic and creative solutions