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Fun Facts About the State of Georgia

In this article, we will discuss the state of Georgia and fun facts that shed light on what makes Georgia so great. Georgia is situated in the southeastern section of the United States, right about the state of Florida. In fact, Georgia is the largest state that is east of the great and beautiful Mississippi River.

The state of Georgia began as a British colony in the year of 1733, and it was the last to become one of the famous original Thirteen Colonies. The state was named for King George II of Britain. In the year of 1861, Georgia left the Union, and it became one of the original seven Confederate states. However, in the year 1870, Georgia was restored to the Union, becoming the last American state to do so.

In modern times, Georgia is the 8th most populated state in America...

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