Alabama

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State o Alabama
Banner o Alabama State seal o Alabama
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Nickname(s): The Yellowhammer State, Hert o Dixie, The Cotton State
Motto(s): Laitin: Audemus iura nostra defendere We dare defend our rights
Cairt o the United States wi Alabama heichlichtit
Offeecial leid English
Spoken leids

As o 2010[1]

  • English 95.1%
  • Spanish 3.1%
Demonym Alabamian[2]
Caipital Montgomery
Lairgest ceety Birmingham
Lairgest metro Birmingham metropolitan aurie
Aurie Ranked 30t
 • Tot 52,419 sq mi
(135,765 km2)
 • Width 190 miles (305 km)
 • Lenth 330 miles (531 km)
 • % watter 3.20
 • Latitude 30° 11′ N tae 35° N
 • Longitude 84° 53′ W tae 88° 28′ W
Population Ranked 24t
 • Tot 4,863,300 (2016 est.)[3]
 • Density 94.7 (2011 est.)/sq mi  (36.5 (2011 est.)/km2)
Ranked 27t
 • Median hoosehauld income $44,509[4] (47t)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Mount Cheaha[5][6][7]
2,413 ft (735.5 m)
 • Mean 500 ft  (150 m)
 • Lawest pynt Gulf o Mexico[6]
sea level
Afore statehuid Alabama Territory
Admission to Union December 14, 1819 (22nt)
Govrenor Kay Ivey (R)
Lieutenant Governor Vacant
Legislatur Alabama Legislatur
 • Upper hoose Senate R-25, D-8
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives R-72, D-33
U.S. Senators Richard Shelby (R)
Luther Strange (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 6 Republicans, 1 Democrat (leet)
Time zones  
 • most of state Central: UTC −6/−5
 • Phenix City, Alabama area Eastern: UTC −5/−4
ISO 3166 US-AL
Abbreviations AL, Ala.
Wabsteid alabama.gov

Alabama is an American state.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Stephens, Challen (19 October 2015). "A look at the languages spoken in Alabama and the drop in the Spanish speaking population". AL.com. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 
  2. "State of Alabama". The Battle of Gettysburg. Retrieved Julie 21, 2015. 
  3. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Archived frae the original (CSV) on December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  4. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  5. "Cheehahaw". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=DG3595. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the original on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  7. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.

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Coordinates: 32°42′N 86°42′W / 32.7°N 86.7°W / 32.7; -86.7