Georgia

STATE OF GEORGIA

STATE OF GEORGIA

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Georgia borders 5 different states and the Atlantic Ocean to the East.
Georgia diverse geology makes it a beautiful state to visit.
From its scenic granite exposed Stone Mountains to the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic coast.
Georgia is the ninth most populous state in the country; over the past years there has been a major increase in the population, jobs and housing.
Thus making
Georgia very appealing to families looking for a new beginning.

Georgia largest city is Atlanta, which is located in the north center of the state.
Located at 1,010 feet above sea level, the city of Atlanta is the highest major city east of the Mississippi River.
Atlanta’s location in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains provides ample scenery and recreation opportunities.
Due to its location Atlanta is also known for being a major shipping channel for many different industries.

Moving to Georgia? Check out http://georgia.gov/

Georgia
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Official language: English
Demonym: Georgian
Capital: Atlanta
Largest city: Atlanta

Area: Ranked 24th in the US

  • – Total: 59,425 square miles (153,909 km²)
  • – Width: 230 miles (370 km)
  • – Length: 298 miles (480 km)
  • – % Water: 2.6
  • – Latitude 30.356 – 34.985° N
  • – Longitude 80.840 – 85.605° W

 

Population: Ranked 9th in the US

  • – Total: 9,815,210 (2011 est)
  • – Density: 165 per square miles (65.4km²) Ranked 18th in the US

 

Elevation:

  • – Highest point: Brasstown with 4,784 ft (1458 m)
  • – Mean: 600 ft (180 m)
  • – Lowest point: Atlantic Ocean

Before statehood: Province of Georgia

Admission to Union: January 2, 1788 (4th)

Time zones:

  • – Estearn: UTC -5/-4

Abbreviation: GA Ga. US-GA

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