Province of Carolina

Province of Carolina was a province of England (1663–1707) and Great Britain (1707–1712) that existed in North America and the Caribbean from 1663 until partitioned into North and South on January 24, 1712. It is part of present-day Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and The Bahamas.

Province of Carolina
Province of Great Britain
1663–1712
British Red Ensign

An orthographic projection of the world, highlighting Carolina (green).
Anthem
United_States_Navy_Band_-_God_Save_the_Queen
CapitalCharlestown
Area
  Coordinates34°48′17″N 79°40′31″W
History
Government
  TypeConstitutional monarchy
  MottoDomitus Cultoribus Orbis (Latin)
"Tamed by the cultivators of the world"
Monarch 
 1663–1685
Charles II
 1685–1688
James II
 1689–1694
William III and Mary II
 1694–1702
William III
 1702–1712
Anne
Governor 
 1692–1693
Philip Ludwell (first)
 1710–1712
Robert Gibbes (last)
Legislature 
 Upper house
Grand Council
 Lower house
Parliament of Carolina
Historical eraStuart era
 Charter of Carolina
March 24, 1663
 Partition of Carolina
January 24, 1712
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Colony of Virginia
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Joara
Province of North Carolina
Province of South Carolina
Today part ofUnited States
The Bahamas

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