Capital:   Jackson

State Abbreviation:   MS

State Bird:   Mockingbird

State Flower:   Magnolia

Nickname:   Magnolia State

Borders:   This state is bordered by Alabama on the east, the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana on the south, Tennessee on the north, and Arkansas and Louisiana on the west.

  Largest Cities:
1.  Jackson
2.  Gulfport
3.  Biloxi
4.  Hattiesburg
5.  Greenville
6.  Meridian
7.  Tupelo
8.  Southaven
9.  Vicksburg
10.  Pascagoula
11.  Columbus
12.  Clinton
13.  Pearl
14.  Starkville
15.  Olive Branch