Atlanta (Metro), Georgia - Facts & Figures
Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, is the world headquarters for 13 Fortune 500 companies and home to 24 Fortune 1000 corporations including Delta Airlines, Home Depot, UPS, Georgia-Pacific, and many others. The service industries employ the largest number of workers, but trade and manufacturing are also strong contributors.
Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport is one of the nation's busiest airports for daily passenger flights. Direct flights to Europe, South America and Asia have made metro Atlanta available to over 1,000 international businesses that operate in the Atlanta area. More than 50 countries are represented in the city through consulates, trade offices and chambers of commerce.