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Atlanta is a world-class city that offers Oglethorpe students the opportunity to experience life in a major metropolitan area. The goal of this section is to provide links to some local attractions, shopping, arts, and recreational destinations in and around the Atlanta area. 

Atlanta ranks fourth in the nation among cities with the most Fortune 500 headquarters.  Twenty-five companies headquartered in metro Atlanta are ranked among the latest Fortune 1,000 companies, with twelve among the Fortune 500.  Metro Atlanta's Fortune 1,000 companies generated more than $247 billion in sales revenue in 2000, and more than $19 billion in profit among the area's Fortune 500.  Three-quarters of all Fortune 1,000 companies have a presence in metro Atlanta.*

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Categories


Business Information / Chamber of Commerce

Atlanta Smart City
Atlanta Smart City

 

Arts / Museums / Festivals

Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium

 

Metro Neighborhoods

Midtown
Midtown

Music and Concert Venues

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

 

Parks / Amusement Parks

Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta

 

Shopping

Virginia Highland
Virginia Highland

 

Sports

Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons

 

Media

CNN Center
CNN

 

Travel

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

 

Other Atlanta Places of Interest

Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center

*Source: Fortune magazine, April 16, 2001

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