Ten fun facts about Georgia


Fact 1
Georgia is commonly referred to as the “Peach State”.

Fact 2
Atlanta is the capital of this state and it is also the largest city in this. Is has a land area of 420, 003. The second largest is Augusta-Richmond County with a land area of 195,844.

Fact 3
The state flower of Georgia is the “Cherokee Rose”. The state tree is the “Live Oak”.


Fact 4
A strange law in this state makes it illegal for any to carry an ice cream cone on Sunday in their rear pocket.

Fact 5
If you use profanity in a place such as a funeral home or a coroner’s office wherein a dead body is being housed, you are in violation of a strange law in this state.

Fact 6
The second oldest city in the nation is located in Georgia. It is Saint Mary’s.

Fact 7
Gainesville, Georgia is the “Chicken Capital” of the world. In this city there is a law on record that makes it illegal for poultry to be eaten with a fork.

Fact 8
Georgia is the leading producer of three foods that start with the letter “P”. These are peaches, peanuts, and pecans.

Fact 9
The “International Poultry Trade Show” is held in this state every year.

Fact 10
Fort Benning is located in the state of Georgia. This base has been declared to be the largest in size when it comes to infantry training centers in the US.


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Short about Georgia
Is a state in the United States and is located in the southeastern region.


Fast facts
Number of households
3,508,477
Population
9,915,646
Per capita income
$25,309
Life expectancy in number of years
77.2
Statehood
January 2, 1788
Capital
Atlanta
Largest city
Atlanta
Number of billionaires
8
State dance
Square Dance
State bird
Brown thrasher
State mammal
Right whale
State fish
Largemouth bass
State tree
Southern Live Oak
State flower
Cherokee rose

Sources
Forbes Magazine - List of billionaires by US state
US Census Bureau - State and County QuickFacts
USNA - State Tree and Flower Chart



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