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Missouri is a state in the central United States. As of 2015, it had 6,083,672 people.
Jefferson City is the state capital, but Kansas City is the largest city. Other large cities include St. Louis and Springfield.
Missouri is bordered by Iowa to the north, Illinois to the east, Kentucky and Tennessee to the southeast, Arkansas to the south, Oklahoma to the southwest, Kansas to the west, and Nebraska to the northwest.