Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution. It was the last of the Thirteen Colonies to be established as a colony, in 1733. It was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788. It seceded from the Union on January 21, 1861 and was one of the original seven Confederate states. It was the last state readmitted to the Union, on July 15, 1870. Georgia is the ninth-largest state in the nation by population, with an estimated 9,544,750 residents as of July 1, 2007. It is also the third fastest-growing state in terms of numeric gain and fifth in terms of percent gain, adding 202,670 residents at a rate of 2.2%. From 2005 to 2006, Georgia had a nation-leading 14 counties among the 100 fastest-growing counties. Georgia is also known as the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta is the capital and largest city.
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An umbrella membership organization that currently serves more than 4,300 members of the Georgia technology community. more details
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