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6 Facts About the Carolinas

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The Carolinas are the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina, considered collectively.

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Combining North Carolina's population of 10,042,802 and South Carolina's of 4,896,146, the Carolinas have a population of 14,938,948 as of 2015.

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If the Carolinas were a single state of the United States, it would be the fifth-most populous state, behind California, Texas, Florida, and New York.

Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

Florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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The Carolinas were known as the Province of Carolina during America's early colonial period, from 1663 to 1710.

The Province of Carolina was an English and later a British colony of North America.

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Prior to that, the land was considered part of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, from 1609 to 1663.

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The province, named Carolina to honor King Charles I of England, was divided into two colonies in 1729, although the actual date is the subject of debate.

Charles I was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.

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