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Where is Atlanta, GA?

Located in the north west 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.

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Where is Atlanta, Georgia
US Map showing Location Map of Atlanta in Georgia.
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

Interesting Facts about Atlanta

Country: United States of America
State: Georgia
County: Fulton and DeKalb
Area (Metro): 21,690 sq km2
Population (metro): 5,268,860
Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate