Where Is Atlanta?


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Atlanta is a city in the United States located in the state of Georgia. It has an approximate latitude of 33.75 degrees north and longitude of 84.39 degrees west.

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Atlanta is regarded as the most popular city of Georgia. As its largest city with a population of almost 500,000, it serves as the state's capital. The Atlanta metropolitan area has more than 5.5 million people. The city was first founded in 1837 as a result of being in a location where two major railroads intersected. While Atlanta features a diverse and strong economy, it is best known for hosting the 1996 summer Olympic events.

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