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 .
Population of Georgia is 8,186,453 according to 2000 census.
Current time now in Time Zone: America New York (USA Eastern Time)
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 ); which is 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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