Missouri is a state in the known as the "Show-Me State". The name is pronounced "mizz-UR-ee" or "mizz-UR-uh", although the latter is very seldom heard outside of Missouri.

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The Gateway City of is the epitome of the modern metropolis. Missouri's second-largest city is vibrant but laid-back, populous but navigable, historic but still relevant. Photo: pdsphil, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, officially the City of Jefferson and informally Jeff City or Jefferson, is the capital of the U.S. state of Missouri and the 15th most populous city in the state. Photo: Gvolk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a large, major metropolitan area that spreads across the border of Missouri and and has a population of around 2 million. Photo: Ed Schipul, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Kansas City metropolitan area is a bi-state 14-county metropolitan area straddling the border between the U.S. states of Missouri and , anchored by Jackson County, Missouri, and Johnson County, Kansas. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


Central Region is in and home of the state capital . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Southwest region of Missouri is in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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Northwest Region is in Missouri… Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is the region around , Missouri. Photo: Kbh3rd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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