North Carolina

state o the Unitit States o Americae

North Carolina is a state in the Unitit States o Americae, on the east coast. Nor Carolina haes the 10t maist indwallers o aa the States o the U.S., an is the 28t lairgest state bi aurie. The state is dividit intae 100 coonties. The caipital is Raleigh, that alang wi Durham an Chapel Hill is hame tae the lairgest resairch pairk in the Unitit States (Research Triangle Park). The maist populous municipality is Charlotte, that is the third lairgest bankin centre in the Unitit States efter New York City an San Francisco.[4]

North Carolina
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidProvince o North Carolina
Admittit tae the UnionNovember 21, 1789 (12t)
Lairgest ceetyCharlotte
Lairgest metroCharlotte metro aurie
 • GovrenorRoy Cooper (D)
 • Lieutenant GovernorDan Forest (R)
LegislaturGeneral Assembly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsRichard Burr (R)
Thom Tillis (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation10 Republicans
3 Democrats (leet)
 • Total9,943,964 (2,014 est)[1]
 • Density82.7/km2 (212.2/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
 • Income rank
 • Offeecial leidNone (Inglis de facto)
 • Spoken leidAs o 2000
  • Inglis 90.70%
  • Spaingie 6.18%[3]
Latitude33° 50′ N to 36° 35′ N
Longitude75° 28′ W to 84° 19′ W

The state haes a wide range o elevations, frae sea level on the coast tae 6,684 feet (2,037 m) at Munt Mitchell, the heichest pynt in North Americae east o the Mississippi River.[5] The climate o the coastal plains is strangly influenced bi the Atlantic Ocean. Maist o the state faws in the humid subtropical climate zone. Mair nor 300 mile (500 km) frae the coast, the wastren, muntainous pairt of the state haes a subtropical hieland climate.


  1. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  2. a b Median Household Income Archived 2020-02-12 at, from U.S. Census Bureau (from 2007 American Community Survey), U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
  3. "North Carolina". Modern Language Association. Archived frae the original on 4 Juin 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. Roberts, Deon (23 Mey 2017). "Goodbye Bragging Rights: Charlotte's no longer the No. 2 U.S. Banking Center". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  5. "Mount Mitchell State Park " History". Archived frae the original on 20 November 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2010.

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Coordinates: 35°30′N 80°00′W / 35.5°N 80°W / 35.5; -80