Missouri has an area of 180,693 sq km and a population of more than 5.5 million people. The capital is JeffersonCity.
Missouri is located in the mid-western region of the USA. It is bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas. The two largest rivers in the state are the Mississippi and the Missouri. The picturesque OzarkMountains dominate the Southern Missouri region.