Atlanta, Georgia, home to about six million people, is the 38th most populous city in the United States. It is the county seat of Fulton County, the capital of Georgia, and the cultural and economic center of the metropolitan area. Situated in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, it has the densest urban tree coverage in the U.S.
Georgia is in the Southeastern region of the U.S. and shares borders with Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, the Atlantic Ocean, Florida, and Alabama. It is the 24th-largest and eighth-most populous, with about 10,711,900 residents. Atlanta is the state capital and largest city. More than 6,000,000 people make it the ninth most populous metro area in the U.S.