The North Carolina Flag

North Carolina Flag
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The North Carolina flag is made up of two horizontal bars of even length. They are red and white. A vertical blue bar is located on the left side. In this blue field, two yellow letters N and C are separated by a white star.

The two dates inscribed above and below this are May 20th, 1775 (date of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence) and April 12th, 1776 (date of the Halifax Resolves). The North Carolina flag was adopted in 1885. A similar version existed in 1861.

Here are some quick facts about the state of North Carolina.

Population: 8,049,452
Year of Admission into the Union: 1789
Nickname(s): Old North State, The Tar Heel State
Motto(s): To be, rather than to seem
Capital City: Raleigh
Largest City: Charlotte

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