Alabama is one of the states of the United States of America; it is situated in the southeastern region of the United States of America. State Alabama is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and Gulf of Mexico to the south and Mississippi to the east. It is 24th most populous state and 30th largest state of United States of America.
Alabama has got its nicknamed ‘Yellowhammer State’; it got this name after a state bird ‘Yellowhammer’. This state is also known as ‘Heart of Dixie’ and ‘Cotton State’. The state tree is the longleaf pine, and the state flower is the camellia. After World War II; like other southern states of The United States of America; this state had also suffered from economic hardship, at this state was also depended on agriculture. But, later this state changes its economy agriculture based to one with diverse interest. During the 21st century, the economy of this state was based on management, automotive, finance, manufacture, aerospace, mineral extraction, healthcare, education, retail, and technology.
The United States of America had issued a commemorative quarter dollar with the theme of the state of Alabama in the year 2003. This quarter dollar is the second quarter dollar issued in the year 2003 and overall it is the 22nd coin in 50 States Quarters Program. The reverse of this depicts the image of Helen Keller to the left side of the coin with her name in English and in a reduced-size version of Braille to the right side coin.
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