Population: 5 million
Largest City: Huntsville
Major Industries: Automotive, chemicals, information technology, forestry, aerospace
Alabama is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Tennessee to the north; Georgia to the east; Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south; and Mississippi to the west.
The 2nd largest employer in the state is the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The University makes available various Linux software for students, faculty, and staff.
|Location||Linux User Group|
|Auburn||EALUG - East Alabama Linux User Group|
|Birmingham||BALU - Birmingham Area Linux Users. This group has over 700 members.|
The word Alabama means tribal town in the Creek Indian language.
Alabama is the only state in the United States to have an alcoholic beverage as its official drink.