Presentation on theme: "By: S. M. 11 Missouri. Description of geography Missouri is located east of Kansas, north of Arkansas, southeast of Tennessee, and Kentucky southwest."— Presentation transcript:
By: S. M. 11 Missouri
Description of geography Missouri is located east of Kansas, north of Arkansas, southeast of Tennessee, and Kentucky southwest of Oklahoma, northwest of Nebraska, and south of Iowa.
State Bird Missouri`s state bird is the Blue Bird.
State Flower Missouri`s state flower is the Hawthorn.
State Flag Missouri`s state flag.
State nickname Missouri`s state nicknames are Show me state, Mother of the west,and Cave state.
Area (size of the state) Missouri`s size is 69,697 square miles and is ranked 18th.
Population Missouri`s population is ranked 18 th with 5,911,605 people.
Date of statehood Missouri`s date of statehood is August 10,1821 and is ranked 24 th.
Climate Missouri`s climate in the summer can rise above 100 f, during the winter it is 0 f.
Five interesting facts about Missouri More than 100 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed Missouri. Missouri is the sixth largest of the twelve Midwestern states. The gate way arch is in St. Louis Missouri, and is 630 feet tall and the country`s tallest monument. Missouri borders eight different states, as does its neighbor Tennessee. Mark Twain was born in Florida Missouri.
List of references Answers. com Missouri by Dennis b. Fradin and Judith b. Fradin copyright 1994. The young peoples Alias of the United States.