Atlanta is the capital of and the most densely populated city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2014 population of 457,969. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,611,954 people and the 8th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and some portion of city extends eastward into DeKalb County.
As of 2014, Atlanta, Georgia is the 7th most visited city in the United States, with over 42 million visitors per year. The city was the 10th most popular destination for overseas visitors, who numbered 825,000 in total (2014).
Atlanta's premier tourist attraction is the world's largest Aquarium, The Georgia Aquarium, located a 20-acre site at Pemberton Place that is also home to the World of Coca-Cola and couple of minutes away to Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Dome, Philips Arena, the CNN Center and other Atlanta tourist attractions.
Atlanta also other attractions like performing arts venues (Fox Theatre), museums and historical Scenic locations, parks, Restaurants, and its many festivals and events.
Atlanta is the capital and the most populous city in the US state of Georgia with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878.Atlanta is the cultural and economic centre of Atlanta metropolitan area. It is the ninth largest metropolitan area in United States. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railway lines. and the city rose from the ashes of American Civil War to become a national centre of commerce.
Atlanta is exerting a significant impact on commerce, research, technology education and media, art and entertainment. It has a GDP of $270 billion.Alantais marked by rolling hills an dense tree coverage.
Atlanta encompasses 134.0 sq. miles of which 133.3 sq miles is land and rest is water. The city is situated at the foothills of Appalachian Mountain. Most of the city was burned during the Civil War depleting the city of the large stock of its historic architecture. The city contains three major high rise districts nay Downtown, Midtown, and Buck heads.
Atlanta is divided into 242 officially defined neighbourhoods. It has a humid subtropical climate. Encompassing $304 billion Atlanta metropolitan area is the eighth largest economy in USA while seventeenth largest in the world. Atlanta contains the country's third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies and the city is the headquarter of the corporations such as The Coca Cola Company, The Home Depo,Delta Airlines,AT&T Mobility and a few more.