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Columbus, Georgia is a city in Georgia's Classic Heartland, near the Chattahoochee River and bordering Alabama. It is known for its Southern hospitality and unique attractions.

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Fun Facts

  1. In the 1860s, Columbus pharmacist John Pemberton invented the recipe for everyone’s favorite soft drink now called Coca Cola.
  2. Royal Crown Cola also known as RC Cola was also invented in Columbus by another pharmacist in 1905.
  3. Fort Benning in Columbus is the largest infantry camp in the world.
  4. The Riverwalk in Columbus is the world’s largest urban white water rafting course.
  5. Columbus’ nickname is Fountain City because of the large amount of water feaures in the city.

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