Missouri covers 69,709 square miles and is the 21st largest state. Missouri is in the central United States. About 5.5 million people live in Missouri. Missouri became the 24th state on August 10,1821. The capital of Missouri is Jefferson City, but Missouri's largest city is Kansas City with nearly half a million people! Missouri's state bird is the bluebird. This is the bluebird.
Missouri's state flower is the hawthorn. This is the hawthorn.
Missouri's natural resources are lead, stone, and zinc. Missouri's manufactured goods are electric equipment, airplanes, automobiles, spacecraft, and food products. Farmers in Missouri grow soybeans, corn, and wheat and also raise cattle, hogs, and chicken.
This is Missouri's state flag.
This is a map of Missouri.
The Dissected Till Plains are located on the north side of Missouri. The Ozark plateaus are located in the central plains of Missouri. The Missouri river is also located in central Missouri.
Missouri's state song is "The Missouri Waltz''
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