The Piedmont is the central region of , a plateau of gentle hills between the flat and the majestic . The Piedmont is home to the state's biggest cities as well as rolling farmland; fast-growing research centers as well as old-fashioned Southern hospitality.

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is an ambitious and rapidly growing city in the southern part of the Piedmont of . Photo: tequilamike, CC BY 2.0.

The capital of and the largest city of the , is the primary political and economic driver of the metro area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Sprawling in the heart of 's Piedmont, the is a metro area of about two million people. Photo: Specious, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a region of and Carolina within and surrounding the city of in the Piedmont of the Southeastern United States. Photo: tequilamike, CC BY 2.0.


The is a region in the north-central part of the U.S. state of anchored by three cities: , , and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


Latitude of center
35.56° or 35° 33' 36" north
Longitude of center
-80.18° or 80° 10' 48" west

Also Known As

  • Japanese: ピードモント
  • Spanish: Piedmont

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