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About North Carolina

The US state of North Carolina is situated in the eastern central United States with a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean in east. North Carolina is bordered by Virginia in north, South Carolina in south, Georgia in southwest and Tennessee in west. The state's nickname is "Tar Heel State".

First settled by the English in the late 1600s, it was one of the original thirteen states. Admission to Union on 21st November 1789.

With an area of 139,390 km² (53,819 sq mi) [1] North Carolina is about twice the size of Ireland.

Highest elevation in the state is Mount Mitchell 2037 m (6,684 ft), located in the Blue Ridge Mountains which are part of the Appalachians.

North Carolina has a population of 10.2 million people (est. in 2018) [2], capital is Raleigh, largest city is Charlotte, and largest metropolitan area in the state is Charlotte metro area.

By far the largest airport in the state is Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (IATA code: CLT).

The detailed map below is showing the US state of North Carolina with boundaries, the location of the state capital Raleigh, major cities and populated places, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.

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Reference Map of North Carolina
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Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
Cities and Towns in North Carolina

The map shows the location of following cities and towns in North Carolina:

Largest cities in North Carolina with a population of more than 100,000:

Charlotte (751,000), Raleigh (416,468), Greensboro (273,425), Durham (233,252), Winston-Salem (232,385), Fayetteville (203,945), Cary (139,633), Wilmington (108,297), High Point (105,753)

Other cities and towns in North Carolina:
Albemarle, Asheboro, Asheville, Atlantic, Boone, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Clinton, Concord, Dunn, Edenton, Elizabeth City, Forest City, Franklin, Gastonia, Goldsboro, Greenville, Henderson, Hendersonville, Hickory, Jacksonville, Kannapolis, Kinston, Laurinburg, Lenoir, Lexington, Lumberton, Manteo, Monroe, Morehead City, Mount Airy, Murphy, Nags Head, New Bern, Oxford, Reidsville, Roanoke Rapids, Rockingham, Rocky Mount, Roxboro, Salisbury, Sanford, Shelby, Smithfield, Southern Pines, Statesville, Tarboro, Washington, Waynesville, Whiteville, Williamston, and Wilson.
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