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The city of Atlanta is the capital city of the Georgia state. It is situated in the country of U.S. population wise the city is ninth biggest metropolitan region of U.S. The city of Atlanta lies among the two counties of Fulton and DeKalb. The city of Atlanta was integrated in the year 1845. At present the Atlanta city is considered as the chief business and transportation hub of southeast United States. The airport located in Atlanta, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the major airport in most eventful airport in the world. The city is also known as "alpha (-) world city" for its Loughborough University. The economy of the city of Atlanta is 15th biggest in the world and 6th in the nation. The city is incorporated with about Fortune 1000 companies in it. The city is included with control centres of The Coca-Cola Company, Turner Broadcasting, The Home Depot, AT&T Mobility, UPS, and Delta Air Lines. The city is a popular tourist destination. There are several traditional and display centres in the city of Atlanta. The climate in the city is moderate. The city is known for its greenery.
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Atlanta Area Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The city of Atlanta has varied culture in it. The conventional culture of South is the component of Atlanta's civilizing stuff. This has developed the city as a top international city in the world. The city of Atlanta has a different culture that of from its south culture. The city has diverse cultures in it. The city has exclusive civilizing amalgamation disclosing itself at the High Museum of Art, the bohemian shops of Little Five Points, and the dining at Buford Highway. The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is the most popular sport of Atlanta. It includes arts and crafts festival held in Piedmont Park each spring, when the native dogwoods are in bloom. Bicycling, strolling, skating, people-watching, tango, yoga, hula hooping, and break dancing are few of the recreational activities held in the city of Atlanta. One of the most liked festival in Atlanta city is Inman Park Festival. The Atlanta Greek Festival, the Atlanta Turkish Festival, Festival of India, JapanFest, and Korean Festival are different ethnic festivals celebrated in the city of Atlanta. The cuisine of Atlanta is influenced from the world majorly the Southern dining. Piedmont Park, museums are most liked visitor's attractions in the city of Atlanta. Atlanta has loaded sports past. Football or soccer is the prominent sport of Atlanta city. The city has Division I football stadium, Bobby Dodd Stadium and Centennial Olympic Park in it. Baseball, Atlanta Motor Speedway, basketball and golf are well liked sports of Atlanta city.

Atlanta Area Demographics
Atlanta Total Population - 420,003
Atlanta Black or African American Population - 226,894
Atlanta White Population - 161,115
Atlanta Asian Population - 13,188
Atlanta Hispanic or Latino Population - 21,815

Atlanta Area Education
The city of Atlanta public education system is perilous to the region's long-term development as a world-class place to live and work. The public education system is managed by the Atlanta Board of Education with interim superintendent Erroll Davis. The school system also maintenances two alternate schools for middle and/or high school students, two single-sex academies, and an adult learning centre. Atlanta has more than thirty institutions of higher education. It has several notable colleges and universities, they are Oglethorpe University, a small liberal arts school named for the founder of Georgia with a faculty rated 15th in the nation by the Princeton Review; Agnes Scott College, a women's college; Kennesaw State University, the third largest university in Georgia; other state-run institutions such as Georgia Gwinnett College, Clayton State University, Atlanta Metropolitan College, Georgia Perimeter College, Southern Polytechnic State University, University of West Georgia, and Gordon College; as well as private colleges, including Reinhardt University and the Atlanta Christian College. An educated home developed workforce is key to business recruitment and holding and has an important impact on economic development.

Atlanta Area Symbol
Atlanta National Motto - Resurgens (Latin = Rising again)

Atlanta Area Flag

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Atlanta Area History
Atlanta is the city of Georgia. Previous to the influx of European Americans in north Georgia, Creek and Cherokee Indians occupied the area. In 1813 the Creeks, who had been employed by the British to contribution them in the War of 1812, attacked and burned Fort Mims in southwestern Alabama. In 1836, the Georgia General Assembly selected to build the Western and Atlantic Railroad in order to afford a link between the port of Savannah and the Midwest. The first route was to run from Chattanooga to a spot it is called simply "Terminus," situated somewhere east of the Chattahoochee River, which would ultimately be linked to the Georgia Railroad from Augusta and the Macon and Western, which ran from Macon to Savannah. Throughout the Civil War, the nexus of several railroads in Atlanta made the city a hub for the delivery of military supplies. The area now covered by Metropolitan Atlanta was the situated of some major army battles, with Kennesaw Mountain, Peachtree Creek, Jonesborough now it is called Jonesboro, and the Battle of Atlanta. The Georgia State Capital city was enthused from Milledgeville to Atlanta in 1868 due to the city's greater rail transportation network, making Atlanta the fifth situation of the capital of the State of Georgia. During the World War II manufacturing productions such as the Bell Aircraft Company's big factory in the northwestern suburb of Marietta, a massive growth in railroad traffic and the manufacture of railroad cars for the war effort, and great development at Fort McPherson, Fort Gillem, and Rickenbacker Field forced a large development in the population and economy of Atlanta. Soon after the war, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was established in Atlanta. Now Atlanta is on the important edge of a national trend though the same growth has happened in dozens of other American cities, the change was twice as strong in Atlanta as it was nationwide.

Atlanta Area Tourism
Atlanta is one of the nation's top tourist destinations and it is the seventh-most visited city in the United States, through the 35 million visitors per year. The city's leading tourist attraction is the world's largest aquarium, the Georgia Aquarium, which structures more aquatic life than can be found in any other aquarium in tanks holding almost eight million gallons of water. Atlanta deals the most inclusive arts scene in the South, and the city was ranked as the ninth-best American city for the arts in 2010 by American Style Magazine. Some of the arts attractions are well-represented in the city by some of the theaters and museums, reaching from art to history, infusions, and aviation. Atlanta mild climate is encourages to outdoor events and attractions are plentiful in the city. Piedmont Park conducted many of Atlanta's festivals and cultural events, with the annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Festival Peachtree Latino, Music Midtown, and Atlanta Pride.

Atlanta Area Transportation
The transportation system of Atlanta is incorporated with airways, car, van shuttle, train and bus. In the south of downtown Atlanta there is Atlanta Hartsfield airport located. It is nearly 10 miles or 16 km. The city is included with numerous system of transport like railways and roadways from Hartsfield. There is rail line linking north-south and east-west from the city. The bus lines exist in all the regions in the city of Atlanta. The mass transit system of Atlanta is inexpensive. The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport of Atlanta is considered as majorly utilized airports in the world. Transportation is easily accessible from the airport of Atlanta. Hiring a car is also a good option in Atlanta. It is one of easy ways to explore the exclusive districts of Atlanta city. DeKalb-Peachtree Airport like IATA: PDK, ICAO: KPDK and Brown Field IATA: FTY, ICAO: KFTY are few of the aviation airport situated in the city of Atlanta. The margin to the city has made it also known as "the Perimeter". The city of Atlanta also offers services like subway system and intercity rail for the commuters. Cycling is very common here.

Atlanta Area Universities
The Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Students - 3,335
Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, USA Students - 4,000
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA Students - 20,487
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA Students - 13,893
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA Students - 31,533
Atlanta Metropolitan College, Atlanta, GA, USA Students - 1,882

Atlanta Area Geography
Atlanta is the capital city in United States and it is a most popular city in US. It is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, Atlanta is home to 5,268,860 people and it is the ninth major metropolitan area in the U.S. Atlanta is situated the bottoms of the southern Appalachians, the land of Atlanta is predominantly characterized by rolling hills and broad, smooth uplands. The city has Chattahoochee River it is one of the most prominent natural features of Atlanta. This is part of the ACF River Basin, and from which Atlanta and many of its neighbors pull most of their water. Being at the far northwestern edge of the city, much of the river's natural habitat is still conserved, in part by the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Atlanta has a humid subtropical climate that rotates through all four seasons.

Atlanta Area Government
The mayor supervises the city of Atlanta and it's Council. There are 15 representatives in council. Each representative is elected from a different district. The bills sanctioned by the members of council can be prohibited by the mayor of the city. This is exempted if the two-thirds of the council are in favour of the bill. In 1900s the city was experiencing crooked regime. The city is incorporated with the Georgia State Capitol building, the houses, the offices of the governor, deputy governor and secretary of state and the General Assembly. The city of Atlanta is represented as the county seat of Fulton County. The headquarters of Georgia Public Broadcasting is situated in the city of Atlanta. There are 25 region planning units or NPUs in Atlanta. The present political constitution of the Atlanta city has a mayor and body of one councilman from each district, a City Council President, and 3 other at-large councilmen. Elections in the city of Atlanta are held for each period of four years.

Atlanta Area Economy
Atlanta has a substantial financial sector and it is one of the 10 U.S. cities classified as an "alpha-world city" by a 2010 study at Loughborough University, and ranks fourth in the number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered in city boundaries, after New York City, Houston, and Dallas. And it is also the headquarters of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region II. The city is home to a developing Biotechnology sector, gaining recognition done such events as the 2009 BIO International Convention. Atlanta has long been the center of business movement and development in the Southeast. Atlanta is home to Delta Air Lines it is the city's largest employer and the metro area's third largest air lines. The city is also a major cable television programming center in California. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region II has its head office in the city of Atlanta. One of the biggest airport centres is in Atlanta. The Coca-Cola Company, Home Depot, United Parcel Service, Delta Air Lines, AT&T Mobility, and Newell Rubbermaid are some of the famous companies developing in the Atlanta city. User Comments

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