Where is Alabama?

Alabama is a state, located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.

Alabama Location Map

Where is Alabama Located?

Alabama is located in the south-eastern part of USA flanked with Florida from south, Georgia from east, Tennessee from north, and Mississippi from west. However, south-west part of Alabama makes coastline with Gulf of Mexico. There is interesting unofficial nickname that most of the Americans love to call i.e. Yellowhammer state after the state bird. The capital city of Alabama is Montgomery, but the largest city in terms of population is Birmingham and the largest city in terms total land area is Huntsville. Mobile is the oldest city that had been founded by French colonists.

The state has 30th rank in total land area and 23rd in terms of population among the all states of USA. Its geographical position facilitates humid subtropical climate. With the close proximity with Gulf of Mexico, the southern region of state more frequently faces fatal hurricane and tropical storm.

The Alabama state is quite developed. Its economy is largely depending upon the agriculture, and primary and secondary activities. The railways and roadways are fairly developed as shown on the given Alabama state map that connects every city of Alabama and also with the cities of neighboring states.

The two important rivers i.e. Mississippi and Tennessee flow though the state. The well managed water system supports the agriculture and fulfills other water requirements of the state.

Alabama State Facts

Continent:North America
CountryUnited States
Region Type State
Coordinates32.3182° N, 86.9023° W
AbbreviationAL, Ala. US-AL
Largest CityBirmingham
Area52,419 sq mi (135,765 km2)
Population4,903,185 (as of July 2019, U.S. Census Bureau Facts)
Joined The UnionDecember 14, 1819 (22nd)
NicknameHeart of Dixie
Highest PointMount Cheaha
Lowest PointGulf of Mexico
TimezoneCST (UTC 06:00)
Official Websitewww.alabama.gov