Georgia is a state in the . 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, , is the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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is the vanguard of the New South, with the charm and elegance of the Old. Photo: David.Cole, CC BY 3.0.

With a population of over 5.5 million, is Georgia's principal urban area, and the eighth largest metro area in the United States. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

North Georgia is a mountainous region in the state of Georgia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, the historic riverside birthplace of Georgia, was settled in 1733 by British colonists led by General James Oglethorpe and Colonel William Bull. Photo: Ebyabe, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Georgia's Classic Heartland is at the center of the state. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Southeast Georgia's Lower Coastal Plain is a subregion that encompasses the lowest-lying areas of the Atlantic coastal plain in the state, containing barrier islands, marshes, and swampy lowlands, as well as flat plains and low terraces. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region in the state of Georgia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region in the state of Georgia. This region includes the Metro Atlanta Region.


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