Georgia is a southern state of the United States and its U.S. postal abbreviation is GA . Georgia is bordered by Florida (S), Alabama (W), Tennessee and North Carolina (N) and South Carolina and the Atlantic Ocean (E).
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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