North Carolina is one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution. North Carolina is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north and the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
The state is named after King Charles II of England.
The US postal abbreviation for North Carolina is NC .
Population of North Carolina is 9,535,483 according to 2010 census.
North Carolina is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).
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