Common English Name: Georgia
Capital: Tblisi

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Official Language(s)

Georgian, Abkhaz (in Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia)
Secondary Languages: Russian, Armenian, Azeri

Resources

Timber, Hydropower, Manganese deposits, Iron ore, Copper, Coal, Oil

Neighbors

Russia (Northeast), Azerbaijan (Southeast), Armenia (South), Turkey (Southwest)

Ethnic groups

Georgian (86.8%), Azeri (6.2%), Armenian (3.9%)

People

Est. Population:

4,928,052

Demonym:

Georgian

Religions:

Orthodox Christian (83.4%)
Muslim (10.7%)
Armenian Apostolic (2.9%)
Other (1.2%)

Largest City:

Tblisi (1,480,000)

Other Cities:

Kutaisi (197,000)
Batumi (180,000)
Rustavi (122,500)

Geography

Region:

Southwestern Asia

Bodies of Water:

Black Sea (West)

Total Area:

69,700 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

1,814 km

Total Coastline:

310 km

Climate

Mediterranean-like climate

Terrain:

Mountainous
Lowlands in the west
River basin in the east

Highest Point

Mt’a Shkhara (5,201 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Earthquakes

Government

Type:

Republic

Heads of State:

President Salome Zourabichvili

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze

Admin. Divisions

9 Regions
2 Autonomous republics
1 City

Independence:

9 April 1991 (from the Soviet Union)

Nat'l Symbol:

Saint George

Nat'l Anthem:

Tavisupleba

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$9,600 (USD)

Currency

₾ (Lari)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = ₾ (Lari)2.49

Communication

Internet Code

.ge

Telephone Code

+995

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Cultural Notes

Georgian culture is very deeply rooted in its rich literary history.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gg.html (Majority of information)
http://archive.is/R33g2 (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 5 November 2016