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The location of the State of Georgia in the United States of America
An enlargeable map of the State of Georgia

The State of Georgia is the ninth most populous of the 50 states of the United States of America. Georgia borders the North Atlantic Ocean in the Southeastern United States.

King George II of Great Britain granted James Oglethorpe a charter for a Colony of Georgia on April 21, 1732. Georgia signed the United States Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The American states prevailed in the American War of Independence which concluded with the Treaty of Paris of 1783. Georgia was the 4th of the original 13 states to approve the Constitution of the United States of America on January 2, 1788. Georgia joined the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865, but was readmitted to the Union in 1870.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. State of Georgia:

Contents

General reference

Geography of Georgia

Main article: Geography of Georgia (U.S. state)
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Places in Georgia

Environment of Georgia

Natural geographic features of Georgia

Main article: Landforms of Georgia (U.S. state)

Regions of Georgia

  • Central Georgia (U.S. state)
  • Eastern Georgia (U.S. state)
  • Northern Georgia (U.S. state)
    • Northeastern Georgia (U.S. state)
    • Northwestern Georgia (U.S. state)
  • Southern Georgia (U.S. state)
    • Southeastern Georgia (U.S. state)
    • Southwestern Georgia (U.S. state)
  • Western Georgia (U.S. state)

Tourist Regions of Georgia

  • Historic High Country
  • Northeast Mountains
  • Atlanta Metro
  • Presidential Pathways
  • Historic Heartland
  • Classic South
  • Plantation Trace
  • Magnolia Midlands
  • Coast

Administrative divisions of Georgia

An enlargeable map of the 159 counties of the State of Georgia

Demography of Georgia

Main article: Demographics of Georgia (U.S. state)

Government and politics of Georgia

Main article: Government of Georgia (U.S. state) and Politics of Georgia (U.S. state)

Branches of the government of Georgia

Executive branch of the government of Georgia

Legislative branch of the government of Georgia

Judicial branch of the government of Georgia

Law and order in Georgia

Main article: Law of Georgia (U.S. state)

Military in Georgia

Main article: Military in Georgia (U.S. state)
  • Georgia (U.S. state) Air National Guard
  • Georgia (U.S. state) Army National Guard

Local government in Georgia

History of Georgia

History of Georgia, by period

The location of the State of Georgia in the United States of America
An enlargeable map of the State of Georgia
An enlargeable map of the 159 counties of the State of Georgia

History of Georgia, by region

History of Georgia, by subject

Culture of Georgia

Main article: Culture of Georgia (U.S. state)

The Arts in Georgia

Sports in Georgia

Main article: Sports in Georgia (U.S. state)
  • Professional sports teams in Georgia (U.S. state)

Economy of Georgia

Main article: Economy of Georgia (U.S. state)

Education in Georgia

Main article: Education in Georgia (U.S. state)

Infrastructure of Georgia

See also

References

External links


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