Long dominated by agriculture, the regional economy today is diversified. The first mining resource is gold. Agriculture and breeding (cattle, pigs and poultry) remained important sectors of the economy.

The main crops are tobacco, cereals (wheat, corn, barley and oats), soybeans, peanuts, cotton, fruits (fisheries and apples) and vegetables (tomatoes and beans). Forestry is very active. Industrial fisheries are mainly produced from crustaceans (shrimp, crabs, oysters and strawberries).

Industry

Industrialization has seen a strong development during these last decades. It benefited from the hydroelectric systems on the Fall Line. In the early 1990s, Caroline do Sul was the first national producer of cotton textiles. In addition to textiles and clothing, the main industrial sectors are chemistry, electromechanics, industrial mechanics, industries derived from wood (carpentry and paper), rubber and plastics, electronics, metallurgy and agri-food . The main tourist sites are the coast (Myrtle Beach) and the Charleston region. Numerous historical sites commemorate the battles of the War of Independence and the War Sécession.

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Major Cities in South Carolina

Charleston

Charleston, a city ​​in the state of South Carolina in the United States. With suburbs, it has about 582,000 residents. The city is the most important industrial and port city in South Carolina. Important industries are shipbuilding, fertilizer industry and tourism. Charleston was founded in 1670.

Columbia

Columbia, city ​​and capital of the state of South Carolina in the United States. He has about 544,000 residents with suburbs.

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