Georgia was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution. Georgia was the last of the thirteen colonies to be established as a colony. It became the fourth state after ratifying the United States Constitution on January 2, 1788.
Georgia is known as the Peach State or the Empire State of the South .
The Georgia state capital and largest city is Atlanta. Other important cities are , Columbus , Savannah , Macon , and Albany .
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Georgia is in the Eastern Time Zone (ET) in the United States of America (USA). Eastern Standard Time (EST), 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).
Like most states in the USA, Daylight Saving Time (DST) is observed in Georgia, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) , 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-4 ).
After the Summer months the time in Georgia is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).
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