About North Carolina

9thLargest State In population. We passed Michigan in 2014
6thMost Visited State Plan your trip at VisitNC.com
11thLargest Economy In the U.S. Globally, we're slightly larger than Sweden

About NC

Scenic beauty, a moderate climate, a culture rich in history and the arts, and world-class sports and recreational opportunities make North Carolina an exceptional place to live and do business. Combine that with quality health care, top universities, a low cost of living, and it's easy to see why most people who live here never want to leave. 

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Your Government

Governor Roy Cooper portrait
Chief Executive

Gov. Roy Cooper

NC Department of Justice building front
Judicial Branch

The Courts

Legislative Building
Legislative Branch

General Assembly