Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the state of Georgia.
Atlanta ranks third in the number of Fortune 500 companies, behind New York City, and Houston. Several major national and international companies are headquartered in Atlanta or its nearby suburbs. Atlanta is considered to be one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States.
Atlanta has an overall cost of living index which equates it with low cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups.
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