"Esse Quam Videri!" (To Be Rather Than To Seem)
Welcome to North Carolina!
North Carolina is the 12th state made in the U.S.A. It is the 10th populous state and is the 28th biggest state in the U.S. Its largest city is Charlotte. It is 53,821 square miles and has the population of 9,848,060 residents. North Carolina has 100 counties and its major industries are farming (tobacco, etc.), textiles and furniture.
*State bird: Cardinal
*State flower: Flowering Dogwood
*State tree: Longleaf Pine
The flag was made in 1885 and the states main colors are: red, blue, and white
North Carolina is 1 hour ahead of Midwest states, and 2 hours ahead of the other regions, all but it's own region. It's capital is Raleigh.
North Carolina's climate stays in a good range throughout the year. In the summer, it is mostly hot and humid, and in the winter, it's average temperatures are above freezing, but still somewhat cold. There are normally floods in the spring, and possibly hurricanes in the summer and in the fall.
Did you know...
*The Wright Brothers completed their first successful flight of a mechanic airplane over the sands of Kitty Hawk in 1903
*North Carolina had the first known miniature golf course
*Babe Ruth hit his first professional home run in Fayetteville, 1914
*North Carolina was the first state to declare independence from England
*The first Pepsi was created in North Carolina
*The Biltmore Estate is the largest private house in the whole world with 250 rooms
The first Pepsi was created in North Carolina!!
Babe Ruth hit his first home run in North Carolina!!
The Wright Brothers completed their first successful plane in North Carolina!!