Alabama (AL)

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Geography

 

Area:  

  • Area: 52,423 sq.mi (135,775 sq.km.), 30th
  • Land: 50,750 sq.mi. (131,442 sq.km.), 28th
  • Water: 1,673 sq.mi. (4,333 sq.km.), 23rd
  • Coastline: 53 mi. (85 km.), 17th
  • Shoreline: 607 mi. (977 km.), 19th

Largest Cities:  Birmingham | Montgomery | Mobile | Huntsville | Tuscaloosa | Hoover | Dothan | Decatur | Auburn | Madison

Border States:  Florida | Georgia | Mississippi | Tennessee | List of US Regions

Highest Point:  Cheaha Mountain ; 2,407 feet (734 m.), 35th tallest

Lowest Point:  Alabama; sea level, tied for 3rd lowest

Geographic Center:  Chilton, 12 miles southwest of Clanton

National Parks:  Little River Canyon National Preserve
Russell Cave National Monument
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
Freedom Riders National Monument
Natchez Trace Parkway
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Alabama National Parks

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State Government

Governor:  Kay Ivey (R)

Senators:  Richard Shelby (R) Tommy Tuberville (R)

Representatives:  House Senate

Constitution:  Alabama’s Constitution

Electoral College Votes:  9 Votes

 

Economy

  • Economy:
    • Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, cattle, nursery stock, peanuts, cotton, vegetables, milk, soybeans.
    • Industry: Paper, lumber and wood products, mining, rubber and plastic products, transportation equipment, apparel.
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