Atlanta is a city located in the state of Georgia. It is the capital of Georgia and the largest city in the state. Atlanta is a major transportation hub, with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport being one of the busiest airports in the world.
The city is also home to several colleges and universities, including Emory University, Morehouse College, and Georgia Institute of Technology.
Atlanta is a city with a rich history. It was founded in 1837 as the terminal of the Western and Atlantic Railroad and was named after the governor of Georgia at the time, George Troup. The city soon became a major transportation hub for the southeastern United States.