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Alabama USA

What is Alabama's time zone and current local time?

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US State of Alabama

Alabama is a state in the south-eastern United States, bordered by Tennessee (N), Georgia (E), Florida and the Gulf of Mexico (S), and Mississippi (W).

Alabama Time Zone

Alabama is in the Central Time Zone in the United States of America (USA).  US Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6)

Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)

A few cities unofficially observe Eastern Time (EST/EDT), the largest being Phenix City. Read here more about the exceptions in this article (external website).

The US Postal abbreviation for Alabama is AL.

Alabama Facts

Alabama is the 22nd State of the Union, entering on 14th December 1819. The capital city is Montgomery and the largest city in Alabama is Birmingham.

Latitude and longitude of Alabama

Latitude: 30°13' N to 35° North of the Equator

Longitude: 84°51' W to 88°28' West of Greenwich Meridian

Size of Alabama

135,765 km² (52,419 square miles)

Width 306 km (191 miles)

Length 531 km (332 miles)

Population of Alabama

The population of Alabama  was 4,779,736 according to 2010 census.

Elevation

Highest 734 m (2422 feet)

Mean 152 m (500 feet)

Lowest 0 m (0 feet)

Abbreviations for Alabama

USPS: AL

ISO 3166-2 US-AL

Alabama websites

State of Alabama official website: www.alabama.gov

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