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The piedmont is in the center of North Carolina and covers about 45% of the state. The Piedmont occupies about 45% of North Carolina. The highest elevation in this region is about 1500 ft. In the Piedmont, some of the cities include: Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, Charloette, and many more. The major universities include: UNC, UNCC, Duke, and NCSU. A very famous historic site in this region is Old Salem/Winston-Salem. As you stroll through the restored town, you can not only view the buildings and gardens as they were, but you can experience the daily life that took place inside, showing you history as the Moravians lived it. There is also the Governors Mansion in the Piedmont. It is home to Jim Hunt at the time. Some of the rivers and lakes include: Lake Norman, Jordan Lake, Falls Lake, and the Lumber River. Whatever your need may be, you can find a lake that will suit you and your family. From the frontiers of space to the depths of the sea, Discovery Place is an ever-changing ever-growing, cutting edge science center. It is a very educational fun experience to encounter.  Hanes Mall is the largest mall in North Carolina.  It has a variety of stores including Abecrombie and Fitch, Hot Topic, and Kirkland's. It is located in Winston Salem, North Carolina. 

The piedmont is in the center of North Carolina and covers about 45% of the state. The Piedmont occupies about 45% of North Carolina. The highest elevation in this region is about 1500 ft. In the Piedmont, some of the cities include: Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, Charloette, and many more. The major universities include: UNC, UNCC, Duke, and NCSU. A very famous historic site in this region is Old Salem/Winston-Salem. As you stroll through the restored town, you can not only view the buildings and gardens as they were, but you can experience the daily life that took place inside, showing you history as the Moravians lived it. There is also the Governors Mansion in the Piedmont. It is home to Jim Hunt at the time. Some of the rivers and lakes include: Lake Norman, Jordan Lake, Falls Lake, and the Lumber River. Whatever your need may be, you can find a lake that will suit you and your family. From the frontiers of space to the depths of the sea, Discovery Place is an ever-changing ever-growing, cutting edge science center. It is a very educational fun experience to encounter.  The North Carolina State Farmers market sells over 300 different items and offers products for both the large wholesale buyer and individual consumer. Over 35,000 spaces are rented to growers for sales of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, Christmas trees and crafts.

A few of the very many state praks are: Lake Norman State Park, and Hanging Rock State Park. Some of the forests are: Jordan Lake Educational State Forest, Tuttle Educational State Forest, and Oak Forest. Research Triangle Park (RTP) is a public/private, planned research park, created in 1959 by leaders from business, academia, and industry. The Park encompasses 7,000 acres of North Carolina pine forest and has approximately 1,100 acres for development. It currently houses more than 100 research and development facilities which employ over 38,500 Triangle residents. Some of the agriculture in this region includes: tobacco, wheat and soybeans. A few of the natural resources are gold and silver. This region also has the fall line where the elevation changes from the coastal plain to the pidmeont. In Asheville NC, is the North Carolina Zoo. At this zoo, you can find just about every animal you can think of in all of the world.

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