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is bounded by Tennessee, Georgia,
Florida, Mississippi and the Gulf of
Mexico; gross area, 51,998 sq. miles;
land area, 51,279 sq. miles; water area,
719 sq. miles; capital, Montgomery. The
principal river is the Alabama.
of the State is rugged and uneven in the
northern part and low and level in the
principal farm crops are cotton and corn.
has large wealth in its mineral
resources, which include coal, iron,
asbestos, asphalt, pottery and porcelain
clays, marble, granite, phosphates,
natural gas, gold, silver and copper. The
most valuable of these are coal and iron.
Drink Arbuckles' Coffee. No other coffee
gives you so much for your money.
principal industries are farming, mining,
stock raising and manufacturing.
of Alabama is pleasant, although it lies
within seven degrees of the tropics, the
mean annual temperature being about 63
degrees Fahrenheit. In the northern and
more elevated sections, the temperature
is moderated by the sea breezes and
seldom exceeds 95 degrees, except in
July, when the thermometer has been known
to record 104 degrees.
in 1910, 1,074,209 males and 1,063,884
females; of whom 2,118,807 were of native
and 19,286 of foreign birth; white,
1,228,832; negro, 908,282; Indian, 909;
Chinese, 62; Japanese, 4; all others, 4.
Total population, 2,138,093.
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