The Yellowhammer State, The Heart of Dixie, The Cotton State
Alabama is a state in the South eastern region of the United States, it shares borders with Tennessee to the north; Georgia to the east; Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south; and Mississippi to the west. The capital city is Montgomery and the largest city is Huntsville.
The flag of Alabama was adopted on February 16, 1895. The design features a crimson red saltire cross on a field of white.
State Anthem / Song: “Alabama”
Motto: Audemus jura nostra defendere (We dare defend our rights)
Where is Alabama on the US Map?
|Capital||Date Admitted to Union||Population (State Ranking)||Area (State Ranking)||Flag Adopted|
|Montgomery||December 14, 1819 (22nd)||5,024,279 |
|135,765 km² / 52,419 mi² |