South Central U.S. Map - Atlas of the World, 10th Edition

The South Central U.S. Map projects the physical and political layout of the region with elaborate detailing. This sector encompasses the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. International and state boundaries are clearly demarcated. Provincial capitals and major cities are named to indicate placement.

Significant physical attributes like mountains, lakes, rivers, and national parks can also be placed in the map with ease. Transportation routes interlinking the region are drawn out with clarity. Designed by National Geographic this map makes an exceptional exhibit and is a part of Atlas of the World, 10th Edition.

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This visual organizer portrays the Southcentral region of the United States comprising the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. Based on accurate data citations this political map shows boundaries of each state with the placement of provincial capitals and major cities. International boundaries are also clearly demarcated with dark line margins. Significant terrain features, water bodies, mountain ranges, and national parks can be placed with clarity on the frame.

The Map also shares information on transportation networks interlinking the entire region. Interstate, national and state highways are drawn out with color-coded route charts and specified numbering. An informative key table is added to the exhibit to help understand symbolic representations in the title frame. This comprehensive Map of South Central United States is a part of Atlas of the World 10th Edition and is designed by expert map makers of National Geographic.

  • Location on the map

    The Southcentral region of the United States is bordered to the north by Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri. Kentucky can be placed in the northeastern corner of the region. Mississippi lies to the east whereas Tennessee borders the sector from the northeastern and eastern side.

    The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean can be seen bonding the region from the south and southeast. The sector shares an international boundary with Mexico in the south and southwest whereas the state of New Mexico borders the region to the west.

  • Major Cities and Metropolitans of the Region

    Huston in Texas is the largest city in the region. Other major cities include San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Oklahoma City, and New Orleans. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is the largest and most populous metropolitan in the sector followed by Greater Huston, San-Antonio-New Braunfels, and Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan areas.

  • Time Zone

    The South Central geographical region of the United States falls under two different time zones namely the Mountain Time Zone and Central Time Zone.

      Mountain Time Zone: Kenton, the only town of Oklahoma along with western Texas falls under the Mountain Time Zone and observes the Mountain Standard Time (MST) which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

      Central Time Zone: Louisiana, Arkansas, most of Oklahoma and the eastern part of Texas falls under Central Time Zone and follows the Central Standard Time (CST) which is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

More about the South Central States

The Southcentral Region of the United States encapsulates four federal divisions which include Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

    Arkansas: Capital city Little Rock can be placed on the south banks of the Arkansas River. It is also the most populous city in the state. The Fayetteville- Springdale- Rogers Metropolitan Area, is the fastest-growing metropolitan of the state. Arkansas has 75 Counties and the Range of Zip codes in the state is from 71601-72959.

    Louisiana: Louisiana is named after the famous French King, Louis XIV and it means “related to Louis''. New Orleans is the most populous city and the Capital, Baton Rouge is the second-largest city of the state. Louisiana has 64 Parishes. Largest Parish in terms of population is East Baton Rouge and the least populated parish in Tensas Parish. The Range of Zip codes in Louisiana is from 70001-71497.

    Oklahoma: “The Sooner State” is the 28th most populous state of the USA. Oklahoma City is the capital of the state and also its largest city. Tulsa the “ Oil Capital of the World”, is the second-largest city. The State is divided into 77 counties and the Zip Code range is from 73001-74966.

    Texas: Texas is the second-largest state in the USA. Capital city Austin is the second most populous city of the state and the 11the most populous city of the nation. It has 254 Counties more than any other state in the US. The largest county by population in Harris County and the largest County in terms of the land area is Brewster County. The Range of Zip codes in Texas is from 75001-75398.

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SKU ngmaps-POD10th040-1
Flat Size 28 x 22 in
Publication Date 25-02-2015
Publisher Name National Geographic
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