South Carolina enjoys coastal placement in the south-east of the United States of America, and is outside of the top 20 most populated states in the country (24th). The ocean is on the east coast of the state, with North Carolina and Georgia sharing borders with South Carolina. Columbia is both the capital and the largest city in South Carolina, with the name of the city originating from the name of the man who is credited with discovering America, Christopher Columbus.
- Co-ordinates: 34.0000° N, 81.0000° W
- Capital: Columbia
- Population: 4.8 Million
- Major Cities: Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Columbia
- Main Attractions: Fort Sumter, Patriots Point, Myrtle Beach State Park