Olmiitz is an important railway junction, and is the emporium of a busy mining and industrial district.
They were a seafaring people and engaged largely in trade, especially perhaps the slave trade, their chief emporium being Wyk to Duurstede.
It is a steamship station and an important emporium of the salt and corn trade.
The most important commercial emporium was the Danubian port of Galatz, which was frequented by vessels from the whole of the Levant from Trebizond to Barbary.
Although admirably situated for trade and manufacturing, Milledgeville was surpassed in both by Macon, which became the commercial emporium of middle Georgia; but it was a favourite place of residence for the wealthy and cultivated class of Georgians before the Civil War.