Saturday, January 26, 2008

North Carolina

Capital Raleigh
Area 52,669 sq mi
136,413 sq km
(2000 census) 8,049,313
Major Cities
(2000 census) Charlotte (540,828), Raleigh (276,093),
Greensboro (223,891), Durham (187,035),
Winston-Salem (185,776)
Major Rivers Roanoke, Cape Fear, Neuse, Pee Dee, Catawba
Highest Point Mt. Mitchell
6,684 feet
2,037 meters
Industry tobacco products, textiles, chemicals, electrical equipment, machinery, food processing, tourism
Agriculture tobacco, poultry and eggs, hogs, milk, cattle, soybeans
Minerals and Resources phosphates, crushed stone, construction sand and gravel, lithium