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Quick Facts:
Admission to Statehood: November 21, 1789 (12th State)

 

Area:

Area: 53,821 sq.mi (139,396 sq.km.), 28th

Land: 48,718 sq.mi. (126,179 sq.km.), 29th

Water: 5,103 sq.mi. (13,217 sq.km.), 10th

Coastline: 301 mi. (484 km.), 7th

Shoreline: 3,375 mi. (5,432 km.), 6th

 

Capital City:

Raleigh

 

Nickname:

Old North State / Tar Heel State

 

Population (2013):

9,848,060; Rank: 10 of 50