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Quick Facts: Georgia

Capital City: Atlanta

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Nickname: Peach State / Goober state/ Empire State of the South
Motto: Wisdom, justice, and moderation
Statehood: January 2, 1788 (4th)
Origin of State's Name: Named for King George II of England.
Largest Cities: Atlanta, Columbus, Savannah, Macon, Albany
Border States: Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Land Area: 57,919 sq. mi.; 21st largest
State Bird: Brown Thrasher
State Flower: Cherokee Rose (rosa laevigata)
State Tree: Live oak (quercus virginiana)
State Song: Georgia on My Mind
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