Georgia, the largest state in the southeast, was one of the original 13 colonies. Georgia that was named after King George II of England, is the 8th most populous state of the U.S. Textiles and apparel, food processing, paper products, electric equipment, tourism and chemical products are the major industries of the state.
Following are few quick facts about Georgia
State motto – Wisdom, justice, and moderation
Official state song – “Georgia on My Mind”
Nick names – Peach State, Empire State of the South
State flower – Cherokee rose
State tree – Live Oak
Official state bird – Brown Thrasher
State fish – The Largemouth Bass
State fruit – Peach
People who live in the state are called “Georgians”. Buzzards, Crackers, and Goober-grabbers are other terms used to refer Georgians.
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, the Little White House at Warm Springs, Andersonville Prison Park and National Cemetery, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Sea Island and Cumberland Island National Seashore are some of the principal tourist attractions of Georgia.