Sooth Carolina (Inglis: South Carolina) is a state in the sootheastren region o the Unitit States. The state is mairchit tae the north bi North Carolina, tae the sooth an wast bi Georgie, athort the Savannah River, an tae the east bi the Atlantic Ocean.

Sooth Carolina
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidProvince o Sooth Carolina
Admittit tae the UnionMey 23, 1788 (8t)
Lairgest metroGreenville-Anderson-Mauldin
Govrenment
 • GovrenorHenry McMaster (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorKevin Bryant (R)
LegislaturGeneral Assembly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsLindsey Graham (R)
Tim Scott (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation6 Republicans, 1 Democrat (leet)
Population
 • Total4,832,482 (2,014 est)[1]
 • Density60.0/km2 (155/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$44625
 • Income rank
38t
Leid
 • Offeecial leidInglis
Latitude32° 2′ N tae 35° 13′ N
Longitude78° 32′ W tae 83° 21′ W
Sooth Carolina state seembols
Flag of South Carolina.svg
Ainimal an Plant insignia
AmphibianSalamander
Bird(s)Carolina wren, Wild turkey
ButterfleeEastren tiger swallaetail
FishStriped bass
Flouer(s)South Carolina Yellow jessamine
InsectCarolina Mantis
Mammal(s)Carolina Marsh Tacky, Boykin Spaniel,[2] White-tailed deer
ReptileLoggerheid Sea Turtle
TreeSabal palmetto
Inanimate insignia
BeverageMilk,[3] Tea[4]
DanceShag
FuidPeach,[5] Collard greens,[6] Boiled peanuts[7]
FossilColumbian mammoth
Mammuthus columbi
MineralAmethyst
RockBlue granite
Slogan(s)Smilin Faces, Beautiful Places
Sang(s)"Carolina",
"South Carolina On My Mind"
Route merker(s)
Sooth Carolina Route Merker
State Quarter
Quarter of Sooth Carolina
Released in 2000
Leets o Unitit States state seembols

Sooth Carolina becam the aicht state tae ratifee the U.S. Constitution on Mey 23, 1788. Sooth Carolina becam the first state tae vote in favour o secession frae the Union on December 20, 1860. Efter the American Ceevil War, it wis readmittit intae the Unitit States on 25 Juin 1868.

Sooth Carolina is the 40t maist extensive an 23rd maist populous U.S. state. Its GDP as o 2013 wis $183.6 billion, wi an annual growthe rate o 3.13%.[8] Sooth Carolina is componed o 46 coonties. The caipital is Columbia wi a 2016 population o 134,309; while its lairgest ceety is Charleston wi a 2016 population o 134,385. The Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metropolitan aurie is the lairgest in the state, wi a 2016 population estimate o 884,975.

Sooth Carolina is named in honour o King Charles I o Ingland, that first formed the Inglis colony, wi Carolus bein Latin for "Charles".[9]

Sooth Carolina is kent for its 187 mile o coastline, beautifu lush gairdens, historic steids an Soothren plantations, colonial, African an European culturs, an its growin economic development.

ReferencesEedit

  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. "S.C. Code of Laws Title 1 Chapter 1 General Provisions". Retrieved 15 November 2009.
  3. South Carolina, State of (1984). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-690. Official State beverage". Retrieved 15 Julie 2007.
  4. South Carolina, State of (1995). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-692. Official State hospitality beverage". Retrieved 15 Julie 2007.
  5. South Carolina, State of (1984). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-680. Official State fruit". Retrieved 15 Julie 2007.
  6. South Carolina General Assembly. "AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-681 SO AS TO DESIGNATE COLLARD GREENS AS THE OFFICIAL STATE VEGETABLE". Retrieved 1 Januar 2012.
  7. South Carolina, State of (2006). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-682. Official state snack food". Retrieved 15 Julie 2007.
  8. "Widespread Economic Growth in 2013". Bureau of Economic Analysis. 2013. Retrieved 30 Mey 2014.
  9. N. C. Board of Agriculture (1902). A sketch of North Carolina. Charleston: Lucas-Richardson Co. p. 4. Retrieved 26 Mey 2014.

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