South Carolina (/ ˌ k ær ə ˈ l aɪ n ə / (listen)) is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South. It is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the southwest by Georgia across the Savannah River.
South Carolina was one of the original thirteen states of the United States. European exploration of the area began in April 1540, with the Hernando de Soto expedition, who unwittingly introduced new Eurasian diseases that decimated the local Native American population, because they lacked any immunity.
Columbia is the capital and second-largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 131,674 as of 2019. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County.
407: Official website; www.scdhec.gov /covid19: The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached the U.S. state of South Carolina in March 2020. As of May 20, 2020, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed 9,175 cases in the state, resulting in 407 deaths.
It is the oldest surviving public building in South Carolina. The Gibbes Museum of Art, opened in 1905, houses a premier collection of principally American works with a Charleston or Southern connection. The Fireproof Building houses the South Carolina Historical Society, a membership-based reference library open to the public.
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Spartanburg is the second-largest city in the greater Greenville–Spartanburg–Anderson Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 1,385,045 as of 2014. It is part of a 10-county region of northwestern South Carolina known as "The Upstate," and is located 98 miles (158 km) northwest of Columbia, 80 miles (130 km) west of Charlotte, North Carolina, and about 190 miles (310 km ...
Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Combined Statistical Area, a 10-county region of northwestern South Carolina known as "The Upstate". According to United States Census Bureau, the CSA had a population of 1,475,235 as of 2019,  making it the largest CSA in the state.
North Carolina is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the east. The United States Census Bureau places North Carolina in the South Atlantic division of the southern region.
South Carolina më vonë u bë shteti i parë për të votuar për shkëputje nga Bashkimi më 20 dhjetor 1860. Ajo u ripranuar në Shtetet e Bashkuara më 25 qershor 1868. South Carolina është shteti i 40-të për nga sipërfaqja dhe i 24-ti për nga popullsia ndër 50 shtetet e Shteteve të Bashkuara të Amerikës.
- Henry McMaster
- The Palmetto State (Shteti i palmave)
- Dum spiro spero (lat.)
- Columbia (njëkohësisht qyteti më i madh)