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Science In Your Backyard: Georgia


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Georgia State Facts

Image of Georgia with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Atlanta(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 57,906 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 9,687,653
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Brasstown Bald at 4,784 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Towns-Union
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Twiggs County approx. 18 miles southeast of Macon
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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