Georgia, USA is a state located in the southeastern portion of the country. Georgia was established in 1732, and is the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788. It declared its secession from the Union on January 21, 1861, and was one of the original seven Confederate states. It was the last state to be restored to the Union, on July 15, 1870. Georgia is known as the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta is the capital and the most populous city.
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