Today, Georgia is home to over 10,000,000 people. Its nicknames include the Empire State of the South and the Peach State. Agriculture and mining have traditionally been the most developed industry branches. However, Atlanta, the state’s capital, is becoming increasingly important for its economy, attracting important businesses and investors.
Georgia saw a drop in violent crime rates in 2017 compared to 2016. There was a 7.5% decrease in violent crime for that given period, which is 8.5% per 100,000 residents.