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South Carolina's capital and largest city is Columbia. Residents of South Carolina are referred to as South Carolinians.

The unofficial nickname of South Carolina is, "The Palmetto State." The state song is " Carolina." South Carolina's state motto is "Animis Opibusque Parati," which is Latin for "Prepared in Mind and Resources," and "Dum Spiro Spero," which is Latin for "While I Breathe, I Hope."

South Carolina was named in honor Charles IX of France and then Charles I and Charles II of England. Carolina is rooted in Latin and comes from the word Caroliinus.

South Carolina's state bird is the Carolina Wren. The state flower is the Yellow Jasmine and the state tree is the Sable Palmetto.

South Carolina is ranked sixth in population and received its statehood May 23, 1788.

Georgia and North Carolina are bordering states of South Carolina. The Atlantic Ocean borders South Carolina.

The major industries of South Carolina are farming (tobacco, soybeans), textiles, manufacturing chemicals, processed foods, machinery, electronics, paper products and tourism.

There were 652,816 K12 students in the South Carolina public schools in 1996. Out of those students 49,497 were first grade students. There were also 41,463 K12 public school teachers in the South Carolina public schools system. There were a total of 1,088 South Carolina public schools in 1996. (Source: IES National Center for Education Statistics)

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Ten Largest Cities in South Carolina
North Charleston
Rock Hill
Mount PLeasant
Goose Greek

(Source: U.S. Census, July, 2007)

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