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NORTH CAROLINA

The Tar Heel State has immaculate beaches, top-of-the-line golf courses, and the Blue Ridge Mountains—the highest mountain range in the Eastern United States. The long eastern shoreline of North Carolina provides warm, sandy beaches and access to its offshore islands. Historic sites across the state feature battlefields and mansions of the past. Cities such as Raleigh and Charlotte feature urban amenities with a Southern twist.

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State Health Facts

Health Workforce Information

Climate

Avg. Annual Rainfall (in inches): 48.4

Avg. Annual Snowfall (in inches): 5.9

Avg. Sunny Days per Year: 213

Avg. Temperature Range (in degrees farenheit rounded): 30 to 88

Geography

Capital City: Raleigh

Elevation Above Sea Level: 776

Area in Square Miles: 48,718 sq. mi.

Demographics

Employment Opportunities

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