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List of Largest Cities in North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S state located in the southeastern part and borders South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and the Atlantic ocean to the east, is the 28th extensive (139,390km2) and the 10th most populous (9,948,060 estimates of 2013). Charlotte is the largest city of North Carolina, covering an area of 785 km2 and a population of 792,862 at a density of 1,008 inhabitants per km2. Raleigh is the Capital city of North Carolina and 2nd largest city with a population of 431,746 on a total area of 373 km2 at a density of 1,156 inhabitants per km2.

RankNamePopulationArea (km²)Density
( inhabitants/km²)
County
1Charlotte792,8627851,008Mecklenburg
2Raleigh431,7463731,156Wake
3Greensboro279,639328852Guilford
4Durham245,475281873Durham
5Winston-Salem236,441343689Forsyth
6Fayetteville204,408379539Cumberland
7Cary151,0881421,057Wake
8Wilmington112,067133838New Hanover
9High Point107,741139770Guilford
10Greenville89,13090988Pitt
11Asheville87,236117743Buncombe
12Concord83,506157529Cabarrus
13Gastonia73,209133548Gaston
14Jacksonville69,079120573Onslow
15Chapel Hill59,635541,087Orange
16Rocky Mount56,954114499Nash
17Burlington51,51075683Alamance
18Huntersville50,458103488Mecklenburg
19Wilson49,62875661Wilson
20Kannapolis44,35983532Cabarrus
21Apex42,214411,014Wake
22Hickory40,36177521Catawba
23Goldsboro36,30673494Wayne
24Indian Trail35,49456631Union
25Mooresville34,88755630Iredell

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