Missouri (/məˈzʊəri/, /məˈzʊərə/,[3] /məˈzɜːri/, or /məˈzɜːrə/,[4] amang ithers[5]) (elk-name The Show Me State) is a U.S. state locatit in the Midwastren Unitit States.[6] Missouri is the 21st maist extensive an the 18t maist populous o the 50 Unitit States. Missouri comprises 114 coonties an the unthirlt ceety o St. Louis.

KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidMissouri Territory
Admittit tae the Union10 August 1821 (24t)
Lairgest ceetyKansas City
Lairgest metroGreater St Louis Aurie[1]
 • GovrenorEric Greitens (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorMike Parson (R)
LegislaturGeneral Assembly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsClaire McCaskill (D)
Roy Blunt (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation6 Republicans, 3 Democrats (leet)
 • Tot6,010,688 (2,011 est) [2]
 • Density33.7/km2 (87.1/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
 • Income rank
 • Offeecial leidNane
Latitude36° N tae 40° 37′ N
Longitude89° 6′ W tae 95° 46′ W


  1. "U.S. Census 2000 Metropolitan Area Rankings; ranked by population". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  2. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 24, 2015. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  3. Oxford English Dictionary
  4. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/missouri
  5. Lance, Donald M. (Fall 2003). "The Pronunciation of Missouri: Variation and Change in American English". American Speech. 78 (3): 255–284. doi:10.1215/00031283-78-3-255.
  6. http://www.census.gov/const/regionmap.pdf

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