Alabama Blues

Alabama is a U.S. state located in the southern part of the mainland. Alabama adjacent to Tennessee in the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico in the south, and Mississippi in the west. State the order of 22 to join the Union, Alabama joined the Confederate State of America in 1861. After the Civil War, Alabama returned to the union in 1868.

English is the official language
Local Language : English 96.17%, Spain 2.12%


The capital city : Montgomery
Birmingham is largest city (229.424, est.. 2006)

Area
- Total 135.765 km ²
- Width 306 miles
- The length of 531 km
-% Water 3:20
- Latitude 30 ° 11 'N to 35 ° N
- Longitude 84 ° 53 'W to 88 ° 28' W

population
- Total (2000) 4,447,100
- The density of 33.84 people / km ²
Ranked 26th in the United States

height
- The highest point is Mount Cheaha
734 m
- On average 152 m
- The lowest point of the Gulf of Mexico 0 m

Go to the U.S. December 14, 1819

Governor Bob R. Riley (R)
Sen. Richard Shelby (R), Jeff Sessions (R)

Official site www.alabama.gov