Atlanta is the capital and the largest city in Georgia and is located in the northwest part of the state. It is the fifth city to become the capital of Georgia preceded by Savannah, Louisville, Augusta and Milledgeville.
Georgia State University is a public institution of higher learning located in downtown Atlanta. As of 2015, more than 32,000 students pursue 250 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in approximately 100 fields of ...
A private, coeducational college located in Atlanta, Georgia, Clark Atlanta University has a rich history of offering educational opportunities to the African American community, and as of 2015 still has a strong African...
In 1868, the constitutional convention held in Georgia designated the city of Atlanta as the state capital. The voters of Georgia redesignated it as such in a separate election held in December 1877.
Since April 20, 1868, Atlanta has been the capital of Georgia. Prior to Atlanta becoming the capital, there were four other cities that Georgians called the capital.
Georgia contains many geological faults, most notably the Brevard Fault in the northern part of the state. None of these faults are active as of 2014.
Georgia's Coastal Plain makes up about 60 percent of the state's land area. The southeast Lower Coastal Plain in Georgia is also the lowest lying land on the Atlantic coastal plain, which is the largest physiographic reg...