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Background

Alabama - k.m. photo

Destination in brief

Neighbors: Tennessee (north), Georgia (east), Florida and Gulf of Mexico (south), Mississippi (west)

It is not clear where the name of this state comes from. On the one hand, it could be traced back to the name of an Indian tribe, but it could also be a combination of the words "Alba" (thick bushes) and "Amo" (to clean, collect), which means "clearing of bushes" .

Size:135,765 km²  (52,419 m²)

Population (in 2020): 5 million - 69% White, 27% Black or African American, 4,6% Hispanic (Latino), 1,5% Asian 

Capital city: Montgomery

History

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Alabama - Montgomery - Civil Rights Museum - t.d. photo

People

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Alabama - cheese smiles - s.v. photo

Attractions

Montgomery

Alabama - Montgomery - Civil Rights Museum - d.t. photo

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Alabama - USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park - t.d. photo

Birmingham

Opelika

Alabama -Opelika - Historic Downtown - S 8 St - s.v. photo

Alabama - Opelika - Lee County Courthouse - s.v. photo

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Alabama - Mobile - USS Alabama (BB-60), a retired battleship - Elter photo

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