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About Georgia

Location: Georgia is situated in the western and central parts of Trans-Caucasia between the Black and Caspian Seas, on the crossroad of the ancient Silk Road that connected Asia to Europe. Georgia shares its northern border with the Russian Federation, the south-east border with Azerbaijan; in the south it borders Armenia and Turkey, while the Black Sea makes the western limits of the country, with the coastal line of the country about 315 km. Seaports at the Black Sea connect Georgia with Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey; Bosporus and Dardanelle straights connect the country with the Mediterranean region, and the river Danube links it with Central and Eastern Europe.

Facts about Georgia
Capital: Tbilisi
Other major cities in the country: Kutaisi, Batumi, Rustavi.
Area: 69.7 thousand sq. m.
Population: 4.6 million.
Official language: Georgian.
Religion: Dominant religion – Orthodox Christianity (70%). Other religions and confessions: Islam, Judaism, Catholicism, and Gregorian Christianity.
National currency: Georgian Lari (1 GEL = 0,60 USD approx).
Time zone: +3 GMT
Telephone code: +995
National and Religious Holidays:
New Year: January 1-2
Orthodox Christmas: January 7
Mother’s Day: March 3
Easter Monday
Independence Day: May 26
Mariamoba (Assumption of the Holy Virgin): August 28
Mtskheta - Svetitskhovloba: October 14
Tbilisoba (Tbilisi-city festivities): Last week of October
Giorgoba (St. George’s Day): November 23

Posted by: Niko Kululashvili
tour operator Exotour

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