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ATLANTA

 Atlanta is situated in the southern part of
United states of America.
 It is the capital and the most populous city
of Georgia.
 It is the ninth most populous metropolitan
city of United states.
 It is consider the entertainment and cultural
center of the south.
 Atlanta is the home for 4 million people.
 It attracts more than 17 million travelers
every year.
 The currency of Atlanta is US dollar.

 Atlanta is popularly known as "The City Too
Busy to Hate."
 Atlanta is the one of the three cities of United
states to the Summer Olympic games.
HISTORY
 Atlanta history is revealed through the people and
events that grew this settlement into an international
city.

 The beautiful and serene green spaces once were
the battlefields of a nation torn apart in civil war.

 1847: Atlanta was incorporated as a city.

 1861: The Civil War began. Atlanta was considered
the transportation hub of the Southeast.
 1864: During the Civil War, Union General
William T. Sherman burned Atlanta to the
ground.
 1929: The city purchased Candler Field (now
the site of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta
International Airport), which was handling 16
passenger and airmail flights daily.
 1939 : The movie "Gone With the Wind" made
its world premiere in Atlanta.
 1950: After fifty years, the Confederate
Memorial carving on Stone Mountain is
completed and dedicated.
 1964:Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Atlanta
native, won the Nobel Peace Prize.
CLIMATE
 Atlanta has a humid sub-tropical climate.
 It has a hot and humid summer.

 It has mild to chilly winter.

 July highs average 90 °F (32 °C) or above,
and low average 67 °F (19 °C).
 January is the coldest month, with an
average high of 50 °F (10 °C), and low of
29 °F (-1 °C).
ATTRACTION
 Atlanta Botanical garden.
 Martin Luther King,Jr. National historic site.
 The Georgia aquarium.
 Piedmont park.
 Grant park.
 Stone mountain.
 CNN center.
 World of coca cola.
 Atlanta Zoo.
ATLANTA BOTANICAL
GARDEN
 The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acre located
adjacent to piedmont park in Midtown Atlanta.
 The Atlanta Botanical Garden was incorporated
in1976.
 The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is to
develop and maintain plant collections for display,
education, research, conservation and enjoyment
 The 16,000 square foot Dorothy Chapman Fuqua
Conservatory contains indoor exhibits of plants from
tropical rainforest and deserts.
MARTIN LUTHER KING
NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
 Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the main
leaders of the American civil rights
movement.
 King is the youngest people to receive the
Noble peace prize.
 King was assassinated on April4, 1968, in
Memphis, Tennessee.
THE GEORGIA AQUARIUM
 The Georgia aquarium is located Atlanta,
Georgia,pemberton place.
 It is the worlds largest aquarium with more
than 8.1 million gallons of marine and fresh
water.
 It is the house of 1,00,000 animals of 500
spices.
 Aquarium most notable spices are Whale
sharks and Beluga whales
PIEDMONT PARK
 Piedmont Park is the 189 acre “Central park" of
Atlanta,Georgia located in Midtown, north of the city
center.
 The cotton states aand international exposition of
1895 attracted visitors from around the world to the
future site of Piedmont Park.
 The park is home to various annual celebrations and
events, including Atlanta pride festival, the Atlanta
jazz festival and the Atlanta dogwood festival.
GRANT PARK
 Grant Park is the oldest city park in Atlanta,
Georgia, United states.
 The park serves over two million visitors per
year.
 Grant Park has two major attractions besides
the park itself: Zoo Atalanta, established in
1889.
STONE MOUNTAIN
 Stone Mountain is a granite dome
monadnock located in stone mountain
Georgia.
 Stone Mountain is claimed by some to be the
largest exposed granite 'stone' in the world.
 Three figures of the confederate states of
America are carved there: stonewall jackson,
Robert E.Lee, and Jefferson Davis.
CNN CENTER
 The CNN Center is the world headquarters of
the Cablenewsnetwork (CNN). The main
news rooms and sets for the anchors of
several of CNN's news channels are located
in the building.
THE WORLD OF COCO
COLA
 The World of Coca-Cola is a permanent
exhibition featuring the history of The coco
cola company
 It is located at Pemberton place.

 It is an 20arc complex.
ATLANTA ZOO
 Zoo Atlanta is an Associatons of Zoo and
Aquariums-accredited wildlife park and major
attraction in Atlanta.
 The 40 acre zoo is founded in1889.
 There are 1000 animals representing 250 species.
 The zoo is also the home for the popular
Willie.B(gorilla).
 Other significant animal exhibits include sumatran
orangutans, black rhino, African elephants and a
Komodo dragon.
ACCESS BY AIR
 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
Airport.
 IATA code-ATL.
 ICAO code-KATL.
 The airport is the primary

hub of Delta Air Lines, Airtran Airways,
Delta Connection, and Atlantic Southeast
Airlines.
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport
 IATA code- PDK.
 ICAO code- KPDK.

 it is also referred to as "Peachtree Tower" or
"Peachtree Ground".
VISA FORMALITIES
 Documents required..
 Valid passport.
 The passport must be valid for the entire
duration of the stay.
 One photograph
 Completed application form DS-156
 Evidence of purpose of trip.
 There are two types of visas, immigrant and
non immigrant.
Time required to issue visa
 Varies with each embassy.
 Interview appointment waiting time is usually
25 to 30 days.
 Visa processing time is usually 5 to 7 working
days.
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