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Atlanta is the capital of, and the most populous city in the state of Georgia.
The city is situated among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
As of September 2018, the population of Atlanta is about 4.9 million people.
Atlanta covers a total area of 347 square kilometers (134 square miles), of which 345 square kilometers (133 square miles) is land and 2.2 km (20.85 square miles) is water.
At 320 meters (1,050 feet) above mean sea level, Atlanta has one of the highest elevations among major cities east of the Mississippi River.