An example of a place beginning with the letter J is Jackson, MS. Jackson is the capital of Mississippi, and as of 2014, is the state's largest city.Know More
Jackson was founded in 1821 near Pearl River and was originally called LeFleur's Bluff. On November 28, 1821, the city became the state's seat of government. It was chosen for its central location in the state. LeFleur's Bluff was renamed Jackson after Major General Andrew Jackson, later known as President Andrew Jackson.
Jackson is located in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties. As of the 2010 census, 173,514 people lived there. The city experiences mild winters and humid, hot summers. Its slogan is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul."Learn more about Maps & Cartography
The absolute location of a place is its exact set of coordinates on the planet, frequently expressed in degrees of longitude and latitude. In geography, absolute location is contrasted with relative location.Full Answer >
South America has two countries that start with the letter P: Peru, which is on the west coast, and Paraguay in the center. Panama, in the southern part of Central America, is not far away. Poland is in north-central Europe, and Portugal is in western Europe.Full Answer >
Oman is the only country that has a name beginning with the letter "o," as of 2014. Oman is located in the Near East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea.Full Answer >
There are four countries that start with the letter H: Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, and Hungary. Two are located in Europe, one in Central America and one is on an island in the Caribbean Sea.Full Answer >