Atlanta (Georgia)

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Coordinates 33°44′56″N 84°23′24″W
Country United States
State Georgia
Counties Fulton, DeKalb
Terminus 1837
Marthasville 1843
City of Atlanta December 29, 1847
Elevation 738 to 1,050 ft (225 to 320 m)
Demonym(s) Atlantan
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Codes 30301–30322, 30324–30329, 30331–30334, 30336-30346, 30348-30350, 30353-30364, 30366, 30368-30371, 30374-30375, 30377-30378, 30380, 30384-30385, 30388, 30392, 30394, 30396, 30398, 31106-31107, 31119, 31126, 31131, 31136, 31139, 31141, 31145-31146, 31150, 31156, 31192-31193, 31195-31196, 39901
Area codes 404/678/470/943/770
FIPS code 13-04000
GNIS feature ID 0351615
Rapid transit
Major airport Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Government (Mayor) Andre Dickens (D)
Government (Body) Atlanta City Council
Government (State capital) 136.31 sq mi (353.04 km2)
Government (Land) 135.32 sq mi (350.48 km2)
Government (Water) 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
Area (State capital) 136.31 sq mi (353.04 km2)
Area (Land) 135.32 sq mi (350.48 km2)
Area (Water) 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
Population (2020) (State capital) 498,715
Population (2020) (Rank) 38th in the United States 1st in Georgia
Population (2020) (Density) 3,685.45/sq mi (1,422.96/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 6,144,050(8th)

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Atlanta, Georgia is a city that is rich in history, culture, and commerce. It is located in the heart of the Southeastern United States and has a population of over 486,000 residents. Atlanta has been dubbed the "capital of the South" and it has a reputation for being a major hub for business and industry, especially in the fields of transportation, technology, and media. One of the most famous events in Atlanta's history was the Civil War. The city was burned to the ground during the Battle of Atlanta, but it was quickly rebuilt and became a center for commerce and industry. During the Civil Rights Movement, Atlanta was a major player, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. being one of the city's most prominent leaders. Today, Atlanta is home to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, which includes King's birth home, Ebenezer Baptist Church, and the King Center, which is dedicated to preserving and sharing his legacy. The city of Atlanta is also known for its rich cultural heritage. It is home to many museums, art galleries, and theaters, including the High Museum of Art, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Alliance Theatre. The city also has a thriving food scene, with a variety of restaurants and bars that serve traditional Southern cuisine and other international foods. In terms of transportation, Atlanta is well-connected, with the world's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, located just outside the city. The city also has a major transportation hub that includes several major highways and MARTA, the city's public transportation system. The city's economy is strong and diverse, with a mix of industries including finance, insurance, technology, and healthcare. Major companies with headquarters in Atlanta include Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, and Home Depot. The city also has a thriving start-up scene, with many new businesses and entrepreneurs flocking to the city to take advantage of its strong economic opportunities. In conclusion, Atlanta, Georgia is a city that has a rich history, a thriving cultural scene, and a strong economy. It is a city that continues to grow and evolve, and it is a place that is proud of its heritage and its future. Whether you are looking for business opportunities, cultural experiences, or just a great place to call home, Atlanta has something for everyone.

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