Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Atlanta Map

You can find a good map of Atlanta GA and surrounding areas below.

Atlanta is the biggest city in the U.S. state of Georgia. It has a small-medium size population of 420,003, making it the 40th largest city in the United States. This small figure doesn`t do justice to the size and importance of Atlanta, which is the central focal point of the massive Atlanta metropolitan area, which has a huge population of 5,268,860, the ninth largest metro area in the country. This entire metro area is the real Atlanta, in a cultural and practical sense. The city is large, bustling, and an important transportation hub via air, train, and highway. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world`s busiest airport. Are you starting to see why the figure of 420,003 is misleading?

The size of Atlanta`s economy ranks 15th among cities around the globe, and ranks 6th among American cities. It is a center of finance, services, I.T., and higher education. Many giant corporations have their headquarters in metro Atlanta, including Coca Cola, Home Depot, AT&T, UPS, Delta Air Lines, and Turner Broadcasting.

The city`s climate is considered humid subtropical, with hot humid summers and cool winters - cooler than many other cities in the southern US. It receives plentiful rainfall throughout the year, particularly in summer and winter.

Map of Metro Atlanta
Atlanta GA map
Metro Atlanta map

It is my hope that you found a decent Atlanta map up above. Atlanta GA is an important and fascinating city. I hope you have a chance to visit Metro Atlanta soon.

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