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Georgia

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Capital
Atlanta
Became a State
January 2, 1788 (4th)
Location
southeastern United States
Area
59,425 sq. miles (24th)
Population
9,687,653 (9th)
Major Cities 
Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Savannah, Athens, Macon
Products
poultry, eggs, pecans, peaches, peanuts, rye, cattle, hogs,
turfgrass, vegetables, transportation equipment, food processing,
textiles, paper products, ch
 emical products, electric equipment
Climate
humid, subtropical, occasdional polar air masses in winter
Yearly Precipitation
averages 48 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Atlanta Braves (Major League Baseball)
Atlanta Hawks (National Basketball Association)
Atlanta Falcons (National Football League)
Atlanta Trashers (National Hockey League)
Major Waterways
Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Savannah River, Chattahoochee River, 
Altamaha, Atlantic Intracostal Waterway,  Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
Most Famous Citizens
Jim Brown (football player)
James Earl Carter (U.S. President)
Ty Cobb (baseball player) 
Bobby Jones (golfer)
Martin Luther King (religious / civil rights leader) 
Margaret Mitchell (author)
Jackie Robinson (baseball player)
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Brown Thrasher
Cherokee Rose 
Right Whale
Live Oak 
Honey Bee
 
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Fast Facts Resources

Wikipedia
50 States.com 
Georgia.gov

 
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