Where is Atlanta, GA?

Atlanta is located in the northwestern part of Georgia. Atlanta is the capital city of Georgia state. With the metro population of 5,268,860 (2010), Atlanta is the most populated city of Georgia and ninth largest city of the United State.

Location Map of Atlanta, Georgia

Where is Atlanta Located?

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia and seat of Fulton county. Interestingly, at present, the city is the major business centre and primary transportation hub of the South-eastern US. The city Atlanta has been rated as “alpha (-) world city by Loughborough University. Since, long time, the city is known for black wealth and political power; the home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the city is also the cradle of Civil Rights Movement. However, at present, it is the centre of various activities including finance, services, information technology, government, higher education, and film and TV production. Atlanta is also the significant base for the hip hop, gospel, and neo soul music.

Atlanta is the home of hundreds of companies including the headquarters of the Coca-Cola Company, Delta Airlines, AT & T Mobility, Turner Broadcasting, and the Home Depot. Surprisingly, with so many features, the city is ranked in the top ten most visited cities in the United States. Above all, it is also one of the favourite destinations in the United Sates for the tourists of the world.

The significant attractions in the city are:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
  • Georgia Aquarium (it is the world's largest indoor aquarium)
  • Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
  • Carter Centre and Presidential Library
  • Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
  • Children's Museum of Atlanta
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • Piedmont Park

Atlanta City Facts

CountryUnited States
CountiesFulton, DeKalb
Coordinates33°45′18″N 84°23′24″W
Locationnorthwestern part of Georgia
Area136.76 sq mi (354.22 km2)
Population506811 (2019)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST), In summer UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes30060, 30301-30322, 30324-30334, 30336-30350, 30340, 30353, 30363
Area codes404/678/470/770
InterstatesI-20, I-75, I-85, I-285
AirportHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Climatehumid subtropical climate