Information & Facts
Georgia has a subtropical climate typical of the South. Summers
are usually hot and humid and the state generally experiences
widespread precipitation. Winters are usually mild, with some snow
in parts, particularly in the mountains. Tornadoes and tropical
storms are fairly common.
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).