Columbia (Missouri)

Boone County


Columbia is a city with 108,500 inhabitants and the county seat ( county seat ) of Boone County.

The city is located on Interstate 70 approximately midway between Kansas City and St. Louis; (199 km east of Kansas City, 121 km north- west of Rolla (Missouri ), 44 km north-west of Jefferson City, 188 kilometers west of St. Louis, and 136 miles south-west of Quincy ).

Columbia is home to the University of Missouri (about 30,000 students).

Sons and daughters of the town


  • Georgia Kutaisi, Georgia since 1997
  • Romania Sibiu, Romania
  • China People's Republic of Laoshan, People's Republic of China
  • Japan Matto, Japan
  • Flag of South Korea Suncheon, South Korea