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The South > Georgia > Geography

Area > Land area > Km² 152,576 [21st of 55]
Area > Percentage water 2.56 [31st of 52]
Area > Total area > Km² 153,909 [24th of 56]
Area > Total area > Miles² 59,425 [24th of 56]
Area > Water area > Km² 3,933 [25th of 52]
Capitals > Capital since 1,868
Capitals > Date of statehood 1,788
Capitals > Metropolitan population 5,138,223 [1st of 41]
Capitals > Most populous city Yes
Capitals > Municipal population 486,411 [9th of 50]
Capitals > Notes on current capital
Atlanta is the most populous state capital by metropolitan area.
Geographic centers > Location
18 miles southeast of Macon
Geographic regions
The South
Land Acreage > Total 37 million acres [21st of 45]
Land Acreage > Total Forest Land 24.4 million acres [3rd of 44]
Land area 57,906 sq mi [21st of 56]
Land borders
Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee
Largest cities (with populations) Atlanta - 419,122
Mean County Area 967.99 sq.km. [46th of 49]
Percentage of area water 2.56% [29th of 50]
State capitals (with populations) Atlanta - 419,122
Tornadoes > Fatalities 111 [14th of 55]
    Tornadoes > Fatalities (per capita) 12.235 per 1 million people [22nd of 55]
Tornadoes > Injuries 2,662 [10th of 55]
    Tornadoes > Injuries (per capita) 293.412 per 1 million people [19th of 55]
Tornadoes > Total cost of damage $1,117,426,176.00 [4th of 55]
    Tornadoes > Total cost of damage (per $ GDP) $32,796.12 per $10 million of GDP [14th of 55]
    Tornadoes > Total cost of damage (per capita) $12,316.53 per 100 people [14th of 55]
Tornadoes > Total number 888 [13th of 55]
    Tornadoes > Total number (per capita) 9.788 per 100,000 people [22nd of 55]
Total area 59,425 sq mi [24th of 50]
US National Historic Landmarks > Number 47 [15th of 51]
US National Historic Landmarks > Number, non-duplicated 47 [15th of 51]
Water area 1,519 sq mi [25th of 50]

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