Alabama Travel Guide

Alabama Travel Guide

When you hear Alabama, you think of the southern states, whiskey and cotton. The state of Alabama in the United States is nicknamed the ” Cotton State ” because of its high level of cotton cultivation. Other nicknames include ” Yellowhammer State ” since the Civil War, after the state bird of Alabama. Young soldiers […]

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Map of Birmingham, Alabama

Largest Cities in Alabama

Birmingham Birmingham (Alabama), largest city in Alabama, USA; 212,200 residents, of which 73% are black (2010). Nicknamed “Pittsburgh of the South”, Birmingham was until the 1970’s the most important steel producer in the Southern States, on the basis of nearby raw material deposits in the southern Appalachians. The plants and most mines have since been […]

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