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North Carolina

Data & Facts

North Carolina Flag
State Name
North Carolina  - State Abbr.: NC
Statehood
21-Nov-1789
 - Statehood Ranking: 12
Land Area
48,711 sqaremiles  (126,157 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 29
Population
8,049,313
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Raleigh
Biggest City
Charlotte
Nickname
The Old North State oder The Tar Heel State
Motto
"Esse Quam Videri" (== To be - rather than to seem)
Highest Point
2.037 m / 6,683 ft (Mt. Mitchell)
Lowest Point
Sea Level
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Pine
Flower
Dogwood
Bird
The Cardinal
Animal
Gray Squirrel
Song
"The Old North State" (William Gaston; Collected and Arranged by Mrs. E. E. Randolph, 1927)

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GPS Coordinates

1 -- Raleigh, North Carolina State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 35.780492 / Lon: -78.639391
Degree

 
  North Carolina
 

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