Size

125.443 km²

Inhabitants

2,7 Mil.

Time difference to CET

- 7 h

Middle temperatures in summer

34 c

Middle temperatures in winter

2 c

Capital

Jackson

 

The state of Mississippi is located between the Mississippi and the Pearl River. Other rivers are the Yazoo and the Big Black. Its capital is Jackson, where the old Capitol is worth a visit.

 

Stanton Hall, Mississippi

Natches is one of the oldest cities in Mississippi.

 

 

State Capitol in Jackson (Mississippi)

The Parliament Buildings were finished in 1903.

 

 

Cotton growing in Mississippi

Often people from the cities came to the cotton plantations to buy food and clothes.

 

 

Racial segregation in the southern states of the USA

In 1962 the first coloured student had to be accompanied by representatives of the US court on his way to university.

by Christina

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