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Where is North Carolina, United States?

Location of state of North Carolina on a map

North Carolina is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 9,535,483 people, it is the 10th largest division in United States in terms of population.

North Carolina gained its current status as a state in the year 1789. The government of North Carolina is lead by Pat McCrory and is based in the state capital of Raleigh (Population: 403,892).

The most populous cities in North Carolina are: Charlotte (Population: 731,424), Raleigh (Population: 403,892), West Raleigh (Population: 338,759), Greensboro (Population: 269,666), Winston-Salem (Population: 229,617).

North Carolina State - Quick Facts

Country United States
Region Type State
Time Zone EDT
Year of Establishment 1789
Capital Raleigh (Population: 403,892)
Head of Government Pat McCrory
Total Population 9,535,483
Total Area 136,413 sq km (52,669 sq miles)
Population Density 69.9 sq km (181.0 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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