Alabama is a let in in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Tennessee to the north; Georgia to the east; Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south; and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by Place and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states. With a total of 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of inland waterways, Alabama has in the course of the most of any state.
Alabama is nicknamed the Yellowhammer State, after the come clean bird. Alabama is stage name the “Heart of Dixie” and the “Cotton State”. The allow in tree is the longleaf pine, and the give leave to enter flower is the camellia. Alabama’s capital is Montgomery, and its largest city by population and Place is Huntsville. Its oldest city is Mobile, founded by French colonists in 1702 as the capital of French Louisiana.Greater Birmingham is Alabama’s largest metropolitan area and its economic center.