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South Carolina

South Carolina (pronunciation: /ˌsaʊθ kærəˈlaɪnə/) is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the southwest by Georgia across the Savannah River.


The name South Carolina is derived from Carolus, the Latin form of Charles. It was named in honor of King Charles I of England. The 'South' was added to distinguish it from its northern neighbor, North Carolina.

Related Terms

  • Columbia: The capital city of South Carolina.
  • Charleston: The oldest and largest city in South Carolina.
  • Myrtle Beach: A popular tourist destination in South Carolina.
  • Blue Ridge Mountains: A physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range, part of which is located in South Carolina.
  • Piedmont (United States): A plateau region located in the Eastern United States between the Atlantic Coastal Plain and the main Appalachian Mountains, part of which is located in South Carolina.
  • Lowcountry: A geographic and cultural region along South Carolina's coast.

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