North Carolina, United States

North Carolina, United States

Country USA
Capital city Roley
Area 139,580 km²
Population 10,551,162 people (2021)
75.6 people/km²
Governor Roy Cooper (D)
Time zone UTC -5/ -4
ZIP code NC
ISO 3166-2 US-NC
Official site www.nc.gov
North Carolina

North Carolina (in English: North Carolina) is a state in the USA, whose zip code is NC, and the capital is Raleigh. North Carolina has a population of 10,273,419 (2017). The total area of ​​North Carolina is 139,480 km², of which 126,089 km² is land and 13,391 km² is water (9.6%).

Geography

the Blue Ridge Mountains

North Carolina is bordered by South Carolina to the south, Georgia to the southwest, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Geographically, it is divided into three distinct areas: the Coastal Lowlands, which make up about 45% of the state’s total area, the Piedmont Plateau in the middle (35% of the total area), and the Appalachians in the westernmost parts of the state, where the most the highest point – Mount Mitchell (2038 m).

Influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, the coastal zone has a much milder and warmer climate than the interior of the state. Average temperatures here in summer are around 30 °C, and winter temperatures are around 5 °C, while in the interior in winter there is a permanent snow cover with an average thickness of 20 cm and temperatures around -5 °C.

Economics

For 2008, the state’s GDP was $400.2 billion, ranking it ninth among states. The average per capita income is $33,735, which ranks it 36th nationally.

In the 20th century, the state rose among the leaders in agriculture and industry. Among the main industries developed here are poultry and cattle breeding. Of the plants, the most important is tobacco, of which the state is the largest producer in the United States. Of the industries of greatest importance is the textile industry, which is one of the pillars of the US economy, although many jobs have been lost here in the past two decades due to intense pressure from low-cost manufacturing in Latin America and China.

In recent years, financial services, biotechnology and computer technology have been developing at a rapid pace in the large urban agglomerations of Charlotte and Raleigh.

Cities

  • Burlington
  • Gastonia
  • Greenville
  • Greensboro
  • Jacksonville
  • Durham
  • Elizabeth City
  • Kinston
  • Concord
  • Laurinburg
  • Monroe
  • Roley
  • Wilmington
  • Fayetteville
  • High Point
  • The Charlotte

Towns

  • Winterville
  • Cameron

Counties

North Carolina consists of 100 counties:

  1. Alamance
  2. Allegheny
  3. Alexander
  4. Anson
  5. Ash
  6. Beaufort
  7. Bladen
  8. Brunswick
  9. Bangkam
  10. Burke
  11. Bertie
  12. Vance
  13. Washington
  14. Gaston
  15. Gates
  16. Guilford
  17. Granville
  18. Graham
  19. Green
  20. Davey
  21. Davidson
  22. Dare
  23. Jackson
  24. Johnston
  25. Jones
  26. Dublin
  27. Durham
  28. Edgecombe
  29. Avery
  30. Airedel
  31. Camden
  32. The carter
  33. Caswell
  34. Clay
  35. Cleveland
  36. Caldwell
  37. Craven
  38. Columbus
  39. Kuberas
  40. Cumberland
  41. Currituck
  42. Cutouba
  43. Lee
  44. Lincoln
  45. Lenore
  46. Madison
  47. McDowell
  48. Martin
  49. Macon
  50. Mecklenburg
  51. Mitchell
  52. Montgomery
  53. Plague
  54. Ours
  55. Northampton
  56. New Hanover
  57. Onslow
  58. Orange
  59. Pamlico
  60. Pasquotank
  61. Pender
  62. Pete
  63. Col
  64. Perquimans
  65. Person
  66. Randolph
  67. Richmond
  68. Robson
  69. Rockingham
  70. Rowan
  71. Rutherford
  72. Sampson
  73. Scotland
  74. Stanley
  75. Stokes
  76. Swain
  77. Surrey
  78. Tyrell
  79. Transylvania
  80. Wake
  81. Wayne
  82. Wilkes
  83. Wilson
  84. Warren
  85. Watoga
  86. Franklin
  87. Forsyth
  88. Hyde
  89. Halifax
  90. Harnett
  91. Heywood
  92. Henderson
  93. Hock
  94. Hertford
  95. I’m chatting
  96. Cherokee
  97. Chowan
  98. Union
  99. Yadkin
  100. Yancey

Raleigh, North Carolina

Country USA
State North Carolina
Area 382 km²
Highness height 96 m
Population 467,665 people (2020)
1224 people/km²
Founding 1792
ZIP code 27601
Telephone code 919, 984
Official site raleighnc.gov
Roles

Raleigh (in English: Raleigh) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, United States of America and the administrative center of Wake County.

It was founded in 1792 to serve as the state capital, and was named after Sir Walter Raleigh. It is the second largest city in North Carolina after Charlotte with a population of approximately 874,579 (2020).

Fayetteville Street.

Personalities

Born in Raleigh

  • Daniel McFadden (b. 1937), economist
  • Doug Aldrich (b. 1964), musician
  • Emily Proctor (b. 1968), film actress

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