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What are the largest cities in Georgia?

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Some of the largest cities in Georgia include Atlanta, Columbus, Savannah, Athens, Sandy Springs, Macon, Roswell and Albany. Georgia lies in the southeastern part of the United States.

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Georgia has an estimated population density of 10.1 million people, according to the 2014 U.S. Census, making it is the eighth-most populous state in the nation. Below are some of the largest cities in this state.

  • Atlanta
  • This is the capital city of the state and has a population density of 4.1 million people. It is home to the largest airport in the world and is known for its world-class restaurants and hotels.

  • Columbus
  • This city is estimated to have a population density of more than 202,000 people. This city is home to a national military museum and is known for its wide variety of art forms and entertainment.

  • Augusta
  • This city as an estimated population of 197,000 people and is the hometown of famous folk like singers Hames Brown, Amy Grant and Terri Gibbs and wrestler Hulk Hogan.

  • Macon
  • This city is known for its African-American culture, history and Southern food. It has a population of 154,000 people.

  • Savannah
  • This was the original capital city of the state. It has an estimated population of 142,000 people.

  • Athens
  • This city has an estimated population of 119,000 people and is home to the University of Georgia.

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