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North Carolina

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Capital
Raleigh
Became a State
November 21, 1789 (12th)
Location
southern United States
Area
53,819 sq. miles (28th)
Population
9,535,483 (10th)
Major Cities
Charlotte, Ra;eigh, Asheville, Cape Hatteras, Greensboro, Wilmington
Products
poultry, eggs, tobacco, hogs, milk, nursery stock, cattle,
sweet potatoes, soybeans
Climate
coastal plain – mild winters, moderate summers -
inland has hotter summers and c
older winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 42 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways
Neuse River, Yadkin, River, 
Atlantic Ocean, Roanoke River
Most Famous Citizens
James Polk (
U.S. President) 
Andrew Johnson (
U.S. President)
David Brinkley (newscaster) 
Howard Cosell (sportscaster)
Bill Graham (evangelist)
Jesse Helm (politician)
O. Henry (writer)
Richard Petty (auto racer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dogwood

 

Gray Squirrel

 

Pine

 

Honey Bee

 


Fast Facts Resources

Wikipedia
50 States.com
North Carolina.gov


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