Mississippi is situated in the central southern part of the United States of America and is ranked as the 31st most populated of the states in the USA. Mississippi shares borders with Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana and Arkansas. The capital, Jackson, is also the largest city in the state and enjoys a prime position on the Pearl River. Mississippi is considered as one of the most religious states in the USA, but is also known for music and literature.
- Co-ordinates: 33.0000° N, 90.0000° W
- Capital: Jackson
- Population: 2.9 Million
- Major Cities: Jackson, Biloxi, Hattiesburg
- Main Attractions: Vicksburg National Military Park, Old Mississippi State Capital, Gulf Islands National Seashore