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Atlanta, Georgia (GA)

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Where is the Capital of Georgia?
The Map of Georgia (GA) shows the location of the state capital in the "Peach State". Georgia has 159 counties, and the capital of the State is Atlanta. On a map, the capital city is always indicated by a star. Interesting fun facts about Atlanta including its history, location, county, current population, size of the city and the nickname of Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Map of Georgia and map provides an outline of the state, which covers 59,441 square miles. The size of the state's capital city, Atlanta, is 132.4 square miles. Test your recognition skills of the map of the state, and knowledge of its capital, with our State Maps Quiz Game.

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Where is Atlanta located?
The location of Atlanta is in the north western part of the state, south of the Chattahoochee River. The city is located in Fulton county.

Capital of Georgia - Atlanta
Each of the 50 states have their own capital city. The city of Atlanta is the capital of the state. The capital does not have to be the largest city in the state, but is usually centrally located either geographically or by population.

The capital is the prominent city, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of the state where the state legislature, senate, governor, mayor and other state offices are located.

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Where is Georgia? (GA)

The State of Georgia is located in the south eastern US, on the Atlantic.

 

 

History & Facts on Atlanta, the Capital of Georgia
The History and Fast, fun facts about Atlanta, the capital city of Georgia:

History & Facts about Atlanta, Georgia - Fast Fact Sheet
Fact 1: The Capital of the State of Georgia is Atlanta, which is the largest city
Fact 2: The state covers 59,441 square miles and the size of the capital Atlanta is 132.4 square miles
Fact 3: The population of the capital city - 443,775. Atlanta Nicknames Hotlanta, ATL and City in a Forest
Fact 4: Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton county.

Fact 5: History - Atlanta was incorporated as a city in 1847

Fact 6: History - During the Civil War (1861-1865), the Union General William T. Sherman burned Atlanta to the ground

Fact 7: History - In 1936 Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone With the Wind" was published which featured the burning of Atlanta.

Fact 8: History - In 1939 the movie "Gone With the Wind" made its world premiere in Atlanta attended by its stars Clark Gable and Vivienne Leigh

Fact 9: History - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a native of Atlanta

Fact 10: In 1996 the Centennial Olympic Games were held in Atlanta. Super Bowl XXXIV was hosted in the city in 2000

History & Facts about Atlanta, Georgia - Fast Fact Sheet

Facts about the Population of Atlanta, Georgia
The number of people, or the population of the capital city of Atlanta, obviously changes constantly but the government statistics for the 2012 population of Atlanta was 443,775, which provides a good indication of the number of inhabitants of the city.

Atlanta, Georgia - Homework Help for Kids
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Capital of Georgia - Atlanta

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