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About Georgia

Georgia, one of the 50 US states is situated in the southeastern United States, with a coastline at the Atlantic Ocean in southeast. Not to be confused with Georgia, a country in southwestern Asia and formerly part of the Russian empire. The US state is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the south by Florida, to the west by Alabama, the Savannah River formes a natural border with South Carolina. The states nickname is "Peach State" and also "Yankee-land of the South".

With an area of 153,909 km² (59,425 sq mi) the US state of Georgia is about half the size of Italy.
Major rivers in Georgia are the Savannah River, the Chattahoochee River which forms part of the border with Alabama, the Altamaha River, fed by the Oconee and Ocmulgee rivers, and the Suwanee River which rises in the Okefenokee Swamp, a 1,770 km² peat filled wetland in south west Georgia and northern Florida. Major lakes are, Lake Sidney Lanier, Lake Seminole, and West Point Lake.
Highest elevation in the state is Brasstown Bald mountain with 1,458 m (4,784 ft).

Georgia has a population of 10 million people (est. 2014). Capital city is Atlanta, largest metropolitan area is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Area.
Statehood since 2 January 1788. Founded as an English colony in 1732 and named after King George II of Great Britain, it was one of the original thirteen states.

A detailed map showing the US state of Georgia with boundaries, the state capital Atlanta,
major cities and populated places, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.

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Reference Map of Georgia

Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
 
Cities and Towns in the US State of Georgia

The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Georgia:

Largest cities are Atlanta (420,000), Augusta (192,000), Columbus (190,000), Savannah (136,000), and Athens (116,000).

Other cities and towns in Georgia:
Albany, Alma, Alpharetta, Americus, Bainbridge, Blakely, Bremen, Brunswick, Cairo, Calhoun, Carrollton, Cartersville, Cedartown, Cordele, Covington, Dalton, Dawson, Douglas, Dublin, East Point, Eatonton, Fort Valley, Gainesville, Griffin, Hinesville, Homerville, Jesup, Kingsland, La Grange, Macon, Marietta, Martinez, McRae, Milledgeville, Monroe, Moultrie, Newnan, Peachtree City, Perry, Rome, Roswell, Sandersville, Smyrna, Statesboro, Swainsboro, Sylvania, Thomasville, Tifton, Toccoa, Valdosta, Vidalia, Warner Robins, Waycross, and Waynesboro.
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