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Federated state of the southern USA, 123,514 km², 2,910,540 residents (2006
estimate), 24 residents/km²,
capital: Jackson. Borders: Tennessee (N), Alabama (E), Gulf of
Mexico (S), Louisiana (SW), Arkansas (NW). "The geographical map of the
state is on page 37 of the 15th volume." "For the geographical map of the state
see the lemma of the 13th volume."
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The territory, mainly flat, gradually rises from the coastal strip towards
the interior, where it reaches NE 246 m in Mount Woodall, the highest elevation
of the state. The low and marshy coasts are accompanied by sandy islands that
delimit a vast and shallow lagoon basin, the Mississippi Sound. The main
waterway is Mississippi, which forms the western border of the state; the Yazoo
and Big Black rivers flow into it, while the Pearl and Pascagoula, formed by the
union of the Leaf and Chickasawhay rivers, flow directly into the Gulf of
Mexico. There are numerous lakes; the most important basins, however, are the
artificial lakes Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid, Grenada, Okatibee and Ross
Barnett. The climate is subtropical, with very hot summers and mild and short
winters; rainfall is around 1200-1500 mm per year. Over 50% of the population is
made up of blacks and this explains the social importance, within the state, of
the racial issue. Agriculture is the major economic item: the main products are
cotton, soy, cereals, vegetables, fruit, seeds from tung oil. Also noteworthy is
the cattle breeding and forest resources. Approximately 90% of mining production
is represented by oil and natural gas, processed in six
refineries. Manufacturing activities are less developed, with a clear prevalence
of the food, textile, paper, wood and electronics sectors. Main cities, besides
the capital, are Biloxi, Meridian, Gulfport, Greenville, Hattiesburg, Columbus
Originally part of Louisiana, it passed to Great Britain in 1763, to the USA
in 1795, through Spain that had occupied it in 1791, and was organized as a
territory in 1798. It became a state in 1817, after being separated from
Alabama; slaver (its prosperity was based on cotton cultivation), it was the
second state to join the secession in 1861 and officially abolished slavery only
Below you will see top cities in Mississippi.
City (188,419 residents in 1998; 421,068 residents the metropolitan area in
1996), and capital of the State of Mississippi (USA), 260 km N of New Orleans,
90 m on the Pearl River. Important railway and road junction, it is the main
commercial and industrial center of the state, with textile, mechanical,
electrotechnical, food, wood and glass factories; nearby, extraction of oil and
natural gas. Airport.
City (49,300 residents) of the State of Mississippi (USA), 250 km SE of the
capital Jackson, on a peninsula between Mississippi Sound (S) and Biloxi Bay (N
and E). Important fishing port and renowned seaside resort, it is home to food
and shipbuilding industries.
City (46,600 residents) of the State of Mississippi (USA), 140 km ENE
of Jackson, 104 m near the border with Alabama. It is an important road and rail
junction, an active agricultural market and home to the textile, food, paper,
wood and building materials industries. Airport.
City (39,700 residents) of the State of Mississippi (USA), on the Gulf of
Mexico, 100 km NE of New Orleans. Commercial and fishing port, it is home to
mechanical, food, textile and wood industries. Seaside tourism.
City (40,800 residents) of the State of Mississippi (USA), 135 km SE
of Jackson, on the right of the Leaf River. Station on the New Orleans-Meridian
railway, it is an agricultural and forestry market, with chemical, wood,
mechanical, cement, clothing and explosives industries. University (1910).