Atlanta, founded in 1837, is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times.
The Atlanta metro area is known as a major hub for the southeastern United States and home to finance, healthcare and media. It is also home to 57 colleges and universities, including Georgia State University and Emory University.
Travel into Atlanta is serviced by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), ranked as the busiest passenger airport in the world, serving over 1,000 flights a day to 225 domestic and international destinations.
For those interested in sporting events, Atlanta has a lot to offer, including: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, State Farm Arena and Truist Park.
Whether you are just visiting or considering a move to Atlanta, you will not be disappointed!
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