Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States. It began as a British colony in 1733, the last and southernmost of the original Thirteen Colonies to be established. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Georgia has many state symbol and those symbols are approved by the government of Georgia. The Symbol of Georgia State Tree is Live Oak and the Bird symbol is Brown Thrasher. Georgia is an attractive destination for tourist. In the Atlanta area, World of Coke, Georgia Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta and Stone Mountain are important tourist attractions. Stone Mountain is Georgia’s “most popular attraction”; receiving over four million tourists per year. The Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta, was the largest aquarium in the world in 2010 according to Guinness World Records.
The Great Seal of the State of Georgia is a device that has historically been used to authenticate government documents executed by the state of Georgia. The first great seal of the state was specified in the State Constitution of 1777, and its current form was adopted in 1914.
White-Tailed Deer is a National State Animal of Georgia. On April 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 70 into law on recognizing the white-tailed deer as the state mammal (keep in mind, Georgia does have a state marine mammal, the North Atlantic right whale) National State Animal of Georgia.
Rosa laevigata Is The State Flower Of Georgia. In 1916, with the support of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs, the Cherokee rose was Design as the state Floral Emblem. The name “Cherokee Rose” is a local designation derived from the Cherokee Indians who widely distributed the plant.
The Southern Live Oak (Fagaceae Quercus virginiana) Is The Official State Tree Of Georgia. The Southern Live Oak is Georgia‘s official tree. It’s better known as the live oak tree and has held the title since 1937.
Brown Thrasher Is The Official State Bird Of Georgia. One of Georgia‘s most fascinating songbirds, the brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) holds the unique distinction of being Georgia’s State Bird. Brown Thrasher was proclaimed by Governor Eugene Talmadge as the Georgia State Bird on April 6, 1935.
The Largemouth Bass Is The State Fish Of Georgia. The largemouth bass (Micropterus Salmoides Floridamus) was Design As the official state Fish of Georgia in 1970. The largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides floridanus) seems to grow to unusually large size in Georgia waters.
“Peach” Is The State Fruit Of Georgia. Georgia accepted the peach as the official state fruit in 1995. Georgia is called the Peach State, but the fruit has been part of our history long before there was a Georgia.
Atlanta Is The State Capital Of Georgia. With an estimated 2017 population of 486,290, Atlanta is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is also the 38th most-populous city in the United States.
The Song “Georgia On My Mind” by Stuart Gorrell and Hoagy Carmichael Is The State Song Of Georgia. It Was adopted as the official state song of Georgia in 1979 (replacing “Georgia” by Robert Loveman and Mrs. Lollie Belle Wylie).
The State Coat Of Arms of Georgia is one of the national symbols of the republic. Georgia Coat Of Arms design is partially based on the medieval arms of the Georgian royal house and the design features Saint George, the traditional patron saint of Georgia.
Atlanta Is The Largest City Of Georgia. The city Atlanta serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.8 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation.