|flag||coat of arms/seal|
|pointed name:||Tar Heel State|
|rank (within the USA):||28|
|altogether:||139,509 km ²|
|country:||126,256 km ²|
|water (%):||13,227 km ² (9,5%)|
|rank (within the USA):||11|
|density:||62 E./km ²|
|since:||21. November 1789|
|time belt:||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
|degree of latitude:||34°N to 36°21 " N|
|degree of longitude:||75°30'W to 84°15'W|
|highest situation:||2,037 m|
|average situation:||215 m|
|deepest situation:||0 m|
North Carolina [ˈnɔːɹθˌkæɹəˈlaɪnə] (dt. Nordkarolina) is a US Federal State at the southeast coast of the USA, which on the Federal States South Carolina and Georgia (in the south), threshing floor lake (in the west) and Virginia (in the north) borders.
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As first Europeans entered Giovanni Verrazano there in the year 1524 the area of the today's North Carolina.
Between 1580 and 1590 England tried to create two colonies in North Carolina. Both ended with a miss. Only tooBeginning 17. Century succeeded a permanent settlement of the national territory by immigrants from Virginia.
In the year 1705 became Bath, which establishes first city North Carolina.
1718 were killed the Pirat Blackbeard at the coast by North Carolina.
the population NorthCarolina grew from 1990 to 2000 of 6,6 millions on 8 millions Inhabitant.
The majority of the black population lives in the coastal region and in the parts of the Piedmont plateau, which was coined/shaped by the plan day economy originally.
About 100,000 inhabitants North Carolinaare Indians. They belong by the majority to the trunk of the Cherokee and Lumbee.
1. April of 2000
1. July 2004
topographic map North Carolina geographical inthree parts arranged: The Piedmont plateau, the coastal plain at the Atlantic and the Appalachen. The highest summit of the Appalachen, the Mount Mitchell (2,037 m and. NN), lies in North Carolina.
About two thirds of the country become from thatAtlantic coastal plain taken. The soil consists of soft, uncompressed sediment layers such as sand and alumina. A narrow island chain, which admits also as Outer bank is, is pre-aged to the coast.
The Piedmout plateau takes about two fifth of the surface North Carolina.It is appropriate west for the coastal plain.
The Appalachen forms the west border of the state.
The most importantBranches of industry are mechanical engineering, textile industry and electro-technology. The so-called “Research trifishes” around Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill is one of the most dynamic High carouse regions of the USA (particularly in the industries IT and biotechnology).
With the private Duke University and the nationalUNC (University OF North Carolina RK Chapel Hill) possesses North Carolina prominent universities of the country.
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- list of the cities in North Carolina
- list of the Countys in North Carolina
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