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Georgia ... or Georgia?

Each of these clues pertains either to the country of Georgia or the U.S. state of Georgia. Can you guess which is which?
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First submittedJanuary 30, 2019
Last updatedJanuary 30, 2019
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1. Atlanta is its capital city
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U.S. State
2. Has hosted the Olympics
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U.S. State
Atlanta hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics
3. Most of its population are Orthodox Christians
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U.S. State
4. Batumi is its second largest city
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U.S. State
5. Has a GDP per capita of $45,000
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U.S. State
The state is about 10 times as rich as the country
6. The birthplace of one of history's greatest tyrants
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U.S. State
Joseph Stalin, not Jimmy Carter :)
7. Grows a lot of peanuts
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U.S. State
Georgia is responsible for 46% of U.S. peanut production. Fun fact: Jimmy Carter was a peanut farmer
8. Has an average elevation of 1,432 meters (4,698 feet)
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U.S. State
The country of Georgia is located in the Caucasus mountains
9. Has a population of 3.7 million
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U.S. State
The state of Georgia has 10.5 million people
10. Has five crosses on its flag
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U.S. State
11. Named for a king
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U.S. State
The state was named after King George II of Great Britain
12. Its population has decreased since 1990
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U.S. State
13. Generates 80% of its electricity from hydropower
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U.S. State
14. Is wider than it is tall
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U.S. State
15. Has the world's busiest airport
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U.S. State
16. The birthplace of two Nobel Peace Prize winners
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U.S. State
Jimmy Carter and Martin Luther King Jr.
17. Was established in the year 1733
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U.S. State
18. Has a long tradition of wine-growing
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U.S. State
Wine has been grown in the country of Georgia for at least 8000 years
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level 85
Jan 30, 2019
That was fun, thank you
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level 83
Jan 30, 2019
If the question was "Birthplace of history's greatest monster" the answer would be the US State.
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level 76
Jan 30, 2019
Jeff Foxworthy?
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level 53
Jan 31, 2019
Kanye
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level 70
Feb 1, 2019
Jimmy Carter? lol
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level 77
Feb 1, 2019
I thought of Carter, too. Though I even visited Stalin's birthplace in Gori, obviously a trick question!
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level 65
Apr 8, 2019
Malaise Forever!
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level 77
Apr 10, 2019
Ty Cobb? That seems a bit much for the Georgia Peach.
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level 78
Jan 30, 2019
What, nobody considers Jimmy Carter one of history's greatest tyrants?
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level 62
Jan 31, 2019
Compared to Stalin? No.
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level 69
Feb 3, 2019
whoosh
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level 61
Jan 31, 2019
Only got the hydropower one wrong
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level 53
Jan 31, 2019
Same.
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level 51
Feb 12, 2019
Likewise
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level 61
Apr 8, 2019
I knew that one because I remember reading about a border dispute between Tennessee and Georgia regarding access to a river to which Georgia desperately needs access (which Tennessee currently controls). Atlanta is the rare major city that is not situated on a body of water, so it has a lot of drought problems. I figured based on that fact that Georgia couldn't reliably generate so much energy from hydropower.
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level 25
Jan 31, 2019
16/18 Not bad since I'm not American or Georgian :D
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level 75
Jan 31, 2019
Same! Pleased as punch.
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level 77
Feb 1, 2019
18/18 for me but I'm American and have visited Georgia.
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level 59
Jan 31, 2019
Clever linguistic conceit, and fun to take. Still, it’s worth recalling that one of the “Georgia”s is only “Georgia” to (most of) the people taking this quiz; to its residents it is Sakartvelo (or საქართველო, but I had to look that one up!). So really only a homonym by virtue of our exotic and by now archaic transliteration.
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level 38
Feb 1, 2019
The Georgian rugby team referred to themselves as Georgian when they were here in NZ for the Rugby World Cup. Sure they were speaking English, but they were still using the "archaic transliteration"
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level 38
Feb 1, 2019
Is wider than it is tall - thought this was a reference to the US obesity problem!
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level 64
Feb 1, 2019
Great idea for a quiz!
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level 67
Feb 1, 2019
Blew a 28-3 lead to the f...ing Patriots.
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level 60
Feb 2, 2019
Only missed the population question. No matter how long I take these quizzes I'll never figure out just how populated US states really are!
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level 61
Apr 8, 2019
Focus on their biggest cities. Most major U.S. cities have a metro area with at least 2 million people. If you know which cities have pro sports teams, that's a good base from which to work. The Atlanta metro area is very large (plus three major sports teams!), so it's a good bet that the Atlanta area alone has over 3 million, which means the state population is probably well over 4 million people. That's the logic I used anyway.
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level 38
Feb 2, 2019
Great quiz! (This whole series is really very good).
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level 79
Feb 10, 2019
Great quiz, but I take exception with the "wine-growing" question. First, I don't think you can grow wine. Second, if you're talking about producing wine, They've been doing that in what is now the US state of Georgia since the 1600's (or since 1788 if you only go back as far as statehood). That's no 8,000 years, but it still meets the clue's definition.
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level 32
Apr 8, 2019
Question N2. I think its a little misleading, because in 2015 in Georgia (Country) was "2015 European Youth Summer Olympics". I understand that it was youth games, bu any way. Here is link from Wikipedia. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_European_Youth_Summer_Olympic_Festival) I'm from Georgia (Country)
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level 66
Apr 8, 2019
Not only that but the US state of Georgia hasn't hosted an Olympics; it was the city of Atlanta which did.
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level ∞
Apr 8, 2019
This is next level nitpicking. The correct answer is obvious.
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level 35
Apr 8, 2019
Im from Georgia (the country) and seeing my country at the top of one of my favorite sites made me pretty excited. Thanks a lot quizmaster!
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level 42
Apr 8, 2019
There should exist a "Georgia (state), Georgia (country) or South Georgia (island)"
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level 47
Apr 8, 2019
Wine has been grown in the country of Georgia for at least 8000 years Say that again. But slowly.
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level 51
Apr 8, 2019
100%, fun fact Georgia was the world's first Christian country. (I think)
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level 77
Apr 9, 2019
No. You're thinking of Armenia, probably, though actually the Kingdom of Osroene beat them to being the first. So.. since Osroene doesn't exist anymore, Armenia is often called the oldest Christian state in the world. It was followed by Axum (Ethiopia) and then the Roman Empire.

Georgia does have a very impressive number of churches, though.