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About Georgia State

Georgia is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Here are some key points about Georgia:

Capital and Largest City

    The capital of Georgia is Atlanta, which is also the state's largest city and a major economic and cultural hub in the Southeast.


    Georgia is often referred to as "The Peach State" due to its historical association with peach cultivation. Another nickname is "The Empire State of the South."


    Georgia is diverse in terms of its geography, featuring coastal areas along the Atlantic Ocean, mountainous regions in the north (including the Appalachian Mountains), and a central area characterized by rolling hills and fertile plains.


    Georgia is one of the most populous (8th most) states in the U.S., with a population of approximately 11 million people in 2023.


    Georgia has a diverse and rapidly growing economy. Atlanta, in particular, is a major financial and business hub, home to numerous Fortune 500 companies. The state is known for its contributions to the film and television industry, with many productions taking place in and around Atlanta.


    Georgia has a state government with a governor as the head of the executive branch. The Georgia General Assembly, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives, makes up the legislative branch.


    Georgia is home to several notable institutions of higher education, including the University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and Emory University.


    Georgia has a rich history, being one of the original thirteen colonies. It played a significant role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, and Atlanta was a key center for civil rights activism.

Cultural Heritage

    Georgia has a diverse cultural heritage influenced by Native American, European, and African American traditions. The state is known for its Southern hospitality, music, and cuisine.

Natural Attractions

    Georgia is home to various natural attractions, including the Okefenokee Swamp, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the Chattahoochee River. The state offers outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, and water sports.

Peaches and Agriculture

    While Georgia is associated with peaches, it is also a significant agricultural state producing a variety of crops, including peanuts, cotton, and poultry.


    Georgia has a strong sports culture. Atlanta hosts professional sports teams, including the Atlanta Braves (baseball), Atlanta Falcons (football), Atlanta Hawks (basketball), and Atlanta United FC (soccer).

A large detailed map of Georgia State

This is a large detailed map of Georgia State.

View our Georgia State county map

A large detailed map of Georgia State.

From the National Atlas of the United States
United States Department of the Interior.

Georgia State Map

The electronic map of Georgia State that is located below is provided by Google Maps. You can "grab" the Georgia State map and move it around to re-centre the map. You can change between standard map view and satellite map view by clicking the small square on the bottom left hand corner of the map. Satellite map view utilizes orbiting satellite or aerial high resolution photography to display images of the map location to street level detail (really quite amazing). Standard map view shows a traditional street map (also known as a road map). You can use the zoom buttons on the bottom right hand side of the map to zoom in or out to street level detail. We have maps for most towns and cities in the US, so click on the United States Maps link to see more American online maps.


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