Athens (Georgia)


Athens (Georgia)

Athens (Georgia)

Athens
Apodo(s): ""Classic City" "The Classic""
Localización en el Clarke County y en el estado de Georgia
Localización en el Clarke County y en el estado de Georgia
Ubicación  
Coordenadas: 33°57′19″N 83°22′59″O / 33.95528, -83.3830633°57′19″N 83°22′59″O / 33.95528, -83.38306
País Bandera de los Estados Unidos Estados Unidos
Periferia Georgia
Prefectura Georgia
Alcalde
Área  
 - Ciudad 305,0 km²
Altitud 0 m. msnm
Población  
 - Ciudad (2004) 102.000
Zona horaria EST (UTC-5)
 - Verano (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Código postal
Página web: http://www.athensclarkecounty.com/

Athens es una ciudad de los Estados Unidos. Fue fundada en 1801 como emplazamiento de la Universidad de Georgia (que cuenta con 33.000 universitarios en 2004).

Pertenece al estado de Georgia, tiene 102.000 hab. (2004) y cuenta con una superficie de 305,0 km².

Está situada a orillas del río Oconee, en una región algodonera. Fabrica géneros de algodón y lana, fertilizantes, muebles, neumáticos y conserva, y conserva elegantes mansiones sudistas de antes de la Guerra de Secesión.

Etnias: 64.71% blancos, 27.37% negros, 0.21% amerindios, 3.15% asiáticos 0.04% oceánicos, 3.11% otras razas, 1.41% mestizos y 6.39% Hispanos.

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