Georgia is the 8th most populous and the 24th most extensive of the 50 states of the United States. It is a state in the Southeastern United States. The state attained statehood on January 2, 1788, becoming the 4th state to join the union. It shares its border with five states (Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.) Georgia (nicknamed: Empire State of the South, Peach State) has 159 counties. The state’s capital is Atlanta. The abbreviation for Georgia is GA. With these interesting facts about Georgia, let us learn about its history, geography, people, economy, culture, and more.
3. Blairsville is the place to go for people who love sorghum. Thanks to its soil conditions and unique climate, it is the sole region in Georgia that grows sorghum, particularly for making syrup. Try to time your visit to this place during October when the Blairsville Sorghum Festival is celebrated.