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Iowa; on the east, across the Mississippi River, by Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee; on the south by Arkansas; and on the west by Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska (the latter across the Missouri River in north west).
The United States acquired the area of Missouri from France as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Missouri Territory was organized on June 4, 1812, from Louisiana Territory, and included all of the present-day states of Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma and parts of Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.
Missouri was admitted to the Union on 2nd March 1821, as the 24th state from a small part of Missouri Territory.
Missouri covers an area of 180,540 km² , this is about half the size of Germany. Its landscape offers an upland plain prairie region in north, the Missouri portion of the mountainous Ozark Plateau in south west, and the Mississippi Alluvial Plain in the Missouri Bootheel region in the south eastern corner of the state.
Taum Saul Mountain is Missouri's highest peak, a flat ridge at 540 m (1,772 ft), situated in a large parks-and-wilderness area, the Taum Saul Mountain State Park in the St. Francois Mountains in the Ozarks.
Another wilderness area is the Bell Mountain Wilderness of southern Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest.
Missouri has a population of 6.1 million people (est. 2018) , state capital is Jefferson City, largest city is Kansas City, largest metropolitan area is Greater St. Louis, other major cities are Springfield, Columbia, and Independence.
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Largest airports are Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (IATA code: STL) and Kansas City International Airport (IATA code: MCI).
Cities and Towns in Missouri
The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Missouri:
Largest city is Kansas City (467,000)
St. Louis (318,000), Springfield (164,000), Independence (117,000), Columbia (115,000)
Capital is Jefferson City (43,330)
Population figures in 2014
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Other cities and towns in Missouri:
Ava, Bethany, Bolivar, Boonville, Bowling Green, Branson, Brookfield, Butler, Cameron, Cape Girardeau, Carrollton, Carthage, Chillicothe, Clinton, Dexter, Doniphan, Edina, Farmington, Festus, Florissant, Fredericktown, Fulton, Gainesville, Gladstone, Hannibal, Harrisonville, Hermitage, Houston, Joplin, Kennett, Kirksville, Lamar, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lees Summit, Liberty, Macon, Malden, Marshall, Maryville, Mexico, Moberly, Monett, Mountain Grove, Neosho, Nevada, Oakville, Osceola, Park Hills, Perryville, Plattsburg, Poplar Bluff, Princeton, Raytown, Rock Point, Rolla, Salem, Sedalia, Sikeston, St Charles, St Joseph, Sullivan, Trenton, Troy, Van Buren, Vienna, Warrensburg, Warrenton, Washington, West Plains, and Willow Springs.
The detailed map below shows the US state of Missouri with boundaries, the location of the state capital Jefferson City, major cities and populated places, rivers, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.
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Reference Map of Missouri
Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
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