Georgia is a mysterious and authentic country where You will admire graceful architectural monuments, spectacular mountain scenery, above which is only sky, powerful rocks, bustling and rapid rivers, amazing flora and fauna of the Caucasus, unique folklore and, of course, one of the most delicious dishes of the world, prepared by recipes of our ancestors and it is only a small part of what You will see and enjoy here!
Georgia - (Georgian: საქართველო, Sakartvelo) - the country, located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Georgia borders with Armenia and Turkey to the south, Azerbaijan to the south-east, Russia to the north and east and is surrounded by the Black Sea to the west.
The territory of modern Georgia has been inhabited since ancient times, starting from the early Stone Age. In classical antiquity oldest Georgian states - Colchis and Iberia developed rapidly, which laid the foundation of the Georgian statehood and culture. Georgia is one of the oldest Christian countries in the world. Christianity began to spread in Georgia from the I century, and in the IV century was it declared the state religion.
Georgia is the homeland of wine. Viticulture has existed here before our era, and still impresses winelovers around the world with its unique grape varieties and types of wines. Georgia is the birthplace of the mythical Medea, a place where Jason and the Argonauts searched for the Golden Fleece.
Georgia is famous for its unique folklore, traditional dances and songs. It is a country with diverse nature: traveling around Georgia just in a few hours you can see both warm sea with palm trees, and snow-capped peaks of the Caucasus of the incredible beauty.
- Capital and largest city: Tbilisi
- Official languages: Georgian
- Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic
- President: Giorgi Margvelashvili
- Prime Minister: Irakli Garibashvili
- Speaker of the Parliament: Davit Usupashvili
- Legislature: Parliament
- Independence: May 26, 1918
- Area: 69,700 km2
- Population: 4,5 million people
- Currency: Lari (ლ) (GEL)
- Time zone: GET (UTC+4)
- Calling code: +995
- Internet TLD: .ge
- Climate: Subtropical to moderate
- International airports: Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Batumi