Georgia is a US state in the South. The state was named after Great Britain's King George II and was the last of the 13 original U.S. colonies. Georgia's capital, Atlanta, is the ninth largest city in the United States.

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Atlanta is the vanguard of the New South, with the charm and elegance of the Old.

Savannah, the historic riverside birthplace of Georgia, was settled in 1733 by British colonists led by General James Oglethorpe and Colonel William Bull.

Decatur is a city near Atlanta, which remains somewhat isolated from the rest of Atlanta, but is so close as to not really be separate.


Metro Atlanta is Georgia's principal urban area, and the eighth largest metro area in the United States, with a population of over 5.5 million.

Coastal Georgia is in the southeast of Georgia along the Atlantic Ocean.

Georgia's Classic Heartland is at the center of the state.

North Georgia is a mountainous region in the state of Georgia.

Plantation Midlands is a region in the state of Georgia.


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  • Chinese:  乔治亚
  • English:  Peach State, State of Georgia
  • Esperanto:  Georgio
  • French:  Géorgie
  • Japanese:  ジョージア州
  • Korean:  조지아
  • Portuguese:  Geórgia
  • Russian:  Джорджия
  • Spanish:  Estado de Georgia
  • Chacha
  • Georgie
  • The Colony of Georgia in America

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