Largest Cities in North Carolina

North Carolina is a state in the United States with 9, 7 million inhabitants. The state has large agricultural production and is the largest producer of tobacco in the United States.

North Carolina, abbreviated NC or NC, is a state in the United States. It is 136,412 kmĀ² and has about 9.7 million inhabitants. The capital is Raleigh, while the largest city is Charlotte. Half of the state is coastal plain, the rest is mostly an area at the foot of the Appalachians.

The state has large agricultural production and is the largest producer of tobacco in the United States. Other important crops are corn, cotton, soybeans and peanuts. There is a large cotton, tobacco and wood industry. The area south of Virginia was in 1629 named Carolina after King Charles of England. In 1663 it was divided into North and South Carolina. North Carolina was a state in 1789 and was one of the leading southern states during the American Civil War. The state hosts Tar Tar State and Old North State.

Biggest Cities of North Carolina by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Charlotte NC 731535
2 Raleigh NC 404003
3 Greensboro NC 269777
4 Winston-Salem NC 229728
5 Durham NC 228441
6 Fayetteville NC 200675
7 Wilmington NC 106587
8 High Point NC 104482
9 Greenville NC 84665
10 Asheville NC 83504
11 Concord NC 79177
12 Gastonia NC 71852
13 Jacksonville NC 70256
14 Rocky Mount NC 57588
15 Burlington NC 50074
16 Wilson NC 49278
17 Kannapolis NC 42736
18 Hickory NC 40121
19 Goldsboro NC 36548
20 Salisbury NC 33773

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