Atlanta is the capital and the most populous city in the state of Georgia. The Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell MSA has a population of over 6 million people, ranking 9th in the U.S. with Atlanta as the cultural and economic center. Atlanta has a diverse economy with a dominance in the aerospace, transportation, film, media, medical services, business services and information technology industries.
Atlanta is considered a hub for air transportation with the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which is considered to have the world’s busiest passenger airport traffic and has achieved international prominence. The area has unique geography as it is located among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, creating rolling hills and the most dense urban tree coverage in the U.S.