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Georgia

Common English Name: Georgia

Capital: Tblisi

REGION
Southwestern Asia
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Russia (Northeast)
Azerbaijan (Southeast)
Armenia (South)
Turkey (Southwest)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Black Sea (West)
TOTAL AREA
69,700 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
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 RESOURCES
Timber
Hydropower
Manganese deposits
Iron ore
Copper
Coal
Oil
NATURAL DISASTERS
Earthquakes
DEMONYM
Georgian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Georgian (86.8%)
Azeri (6.2%)
Armenian (3.9%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Georgian
Abkhaz (in Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia)
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Russian
Armenian
Azeri
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Orthodox Christian (83.4%)
Muslim (10.7%)
Armenian Apostolic (2.9%)
Other (1.2%)
POPULATION
4,928,052
LARGEST CITY
Tblisi (1,480,000)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Kutaisi (197,000)
Batumi (180,000)
Rustavi (122,500)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE
President Giorgi Margvelashvili
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
9 Regions
2 Autonomous republics
1 City
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
9 April 1991 (from the Soviet Union)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Saint George
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Tavisupleba
GDP PER CAPITA
$9,600 (USD)
CURRENCY
₾ (Lari)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = ₾2.43
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.ge
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+995

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

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