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Welcome to Georgia and a brief overview ofThe Peach State.

TheSouthern State of Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River and is located in the southeast portion of the 48 "conterminous" states. Georgia is bordered on the north byTennessee andNorth Carolina and on the south byFlorida. South Carolina and the Atlantic ocean lie to the east andAlabama borders the state on the west.

Georgia among the states

  • Statehood: January 2, 1788 (4th state)
  • Abbreviation: Ga. (traditional), GA (postal)
  • Capital:Atlanta.
  • Size: 58,910 square miles, includes inland water (21st)
  • Coastline: 100 miles.
  • Motto:Wisdom, Justice and Moderation.
  • State bird:Brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) adopted 1970.
  • State flower:Cherokee rose (Rosa laevigata) adopted 1916.
  • State song: "Georgia On My Mind", words by Stuart Gorrell, music by Hoagy Carmichael, adopted 1979.
  • State tree:Live oak (Quercus virginiana) adopted 1937.

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