North Carolina

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State o North Carolina
Banner o North Carolina State seal o North Carolina
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): Auld North State; Tar Heel State
Motto(s): Esse quam videri: "Tae be, rather nor tae seem" (offeecial); First in Flicht
Cairt o the United States wi North Carolina heichlichtit
Offeecial leid None (Inglis de facto)
Spoken leids

As of 2000

  • English 90.70%
  • Spanish 6.18%[1]
Demonym North Carolinian (offeecial);
Tar Heel (colloquial)
Caipital Raleigh
Lairgest ceety Charlotte
Lairgest metro Charlotte metro aurie
Aurie Ranked 28t
 • Tot 53,819 sq mi
(139,390 km2)
 • Width 150 miles (241 km)
 • Lenth 560[2] miles (901 km)
 • % watter 9.5
 • Latitude 33° 50′ N to 36° 35′ N
 • Longitude 75° 28′ W to 84° 19′ W
Population Ranked 9th
 • Tot 9,943,964 (2014 est)[3]
 • Density 212.2/sq mi  (82.7/km2)
Ranked 15t
 • Median hoosehauld income $54,082[4] (38t[4])
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Moont Mitchell[5][6]
6,684 ft (2037 m)
 • Mean 700 ft  (210 m)
 • Lawest pynt Atlantic Ocean[5]
sea level
Afore statehuid Province o North Carolina
Admission to Union November 21, 1789 (12t)
Govrenor Pat McCrory (R)
Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest (R)
Legislatur General Assembly
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R)
Thom Tillis (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 10 Republicans
3 Democrats (leet)
Time zone Eastren: UTC -5/-4
ISO 3166 US-NC
Abbreviations NC,
Wabsteid www.nc.gov

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.

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  1. "North Carolina". Modern Language Association. Retrieved August 11, 2012. 
  2. "North Carolina Climate and Geography". NC Kids Page. North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State. May 8, 2006. Retrieved November 7, 2006. 
  3. "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. December 31, 2014. Retrieved December 31, 2014. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Median Household Income, from U.S. Census Bureau (from 2007 American Community Survey), U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  6. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.

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