Mississippi is a state located in the Southern United States.
Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The state's name comes from the
Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, and takes its name from
the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi ("Great River"). The state is heavily forested outside
of the Mississippi Delta area. Its catfish aquaculture farms produce the
majority of farm-raised catfish consumed in the United States.The state symbol is
the magnolia tree.