Physical map of Alabama
Information about the geography of AlabamaAlabama is located in the southern part of the United States, on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Alabama borders the other US states of Mississippi on the west, Georgia on the east, Tennessee on the north and Florida on the south.
Major rivers in Alabama are the Tombigbee near the western border, the Alabama cutting through the state from northeast towards southwest. The Tennessee river also flows a few miles in the northern part of the state.
The state is generally flat, with the exception of the northeastern section, where the highest point of the state is found, Mount Cheaha at 733 meters above sea level.
Montgomery is the capital, other cities in Alabama are Florence, Huntsville, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Gadsden, Dothan and Mobile.