Georgia State Information And State Map

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Georgia State Information And State Map, Georgia a southeastern U.S. state whose terrain spans coastal beaches, farmland and mountains. Capital city Atlanta home of Georgia Aquarium and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times.

Georgia State Information And State Map

State of Georgia
Flag of GeorgiaState seal of Georgia
FlagSeal
Nickname(s)

Peach State, Empire State of the South
Motto(s): Wisdom, Justice, Moderation
State song(s): “Georgia on My Mind
Official languageEnglish
Spoken languagesEnglish 
Spanish (7.42%) 
Other (2.82%)
DemonymGeorgian
Capital
(and largest city)
Atlanta
Largest metroMetro Atlanta
AreaRanked 24th
 • Total59,425 sq mi 
(153,909 km2)
 • Width230 miles (370 km)
 • Length298 miles (480 km)
 • % water2.6
 • Latitude30.356 – 34.985° N
 • Longitude80.840 – 85.605° W
PopulationRanked 8th
 • Total10,519,475 (est. 2018)
 • Density165/sq mi  (65.4/km2)
Ranked 18th
 • Median household income$56,183 (33rd)
Elevation
 • Highest pointBrasstown Bald
4,784 ft (1,458 m)
 • Mean600 ft  (180 m)
 • Lowest pointAtlantic Ocean
Sea level
Before statehoodProvince of Georgia
Admitted to the UnionJanuary 2, 1788 (4th)
GovernorBrian Kemp (R)
Lieutenant GovernorGeoff Duncan (R)
LegislatureGeorgia General Assembly
 • Upper houseState Senate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsJohnny Isakson (R
David Perdue (R)
U.S. House delegation9 Republicans
5 Democrats (list)
Time zoneEasternUTC −5/−4
ISO 3166US-GA
AbbreviationsGAGa.
Websitewww.georgia.gov

Georgia State Information And State Map

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