North Carolina is a declare in the Southeastern region of the United States. The state is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state’s capital and Charlotte is its largest city. The Charlotte metropolitan area, with a population of 2,595,027 in 2020, is the most-populous metropolitan Place in North Carolina, the 21st-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking middle in the nation after New York City. The Raleigh-Durham-Cary amassed statistical Place is the second-largest metropolitan area in the divulge and 32nd-most populous in the United States, with a population of 2,043,867 in 2020, and is house to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park.
The obsolete evidence of human action in North Carolina dates help 10,000 years, found at the Hardaway Site. North Carolina was inhabited by Carolina Algonquian, Iroquoian, and Siouan speaking tribes of Native Americans prior to the dawn of Europeans. North Carolina was traditional as a royal colony in 1729 and was one of the Thirteen Colonies. North Carolina is named in praise of King Charles I of England who first formed the English colony, Carolus being Latin for “Charles”. In 1755 colonial North Carolina established its first postmaster, James Davis, appointed by Benjamin Franklin. The Halifax Resolves perfect adopted by North Carolina on April 12, 1776, was the first formal call for independence from Great Britain accompanied by the American Colonies during the American Revolution.