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Corners of Georgia

  1. Georgia is the homeland of Europeans – 1.8-million-year-old hominid skulls found at the archaeological site of Dmanisi are the oldest human remains discovered outside of Africa.
  2. Georgian alphabet is one of the 14 independent alphabets existing in the world.
  3. Georgia is the cradle of wine – Georgian traditional Qvevri (Georgian amphora) wine making method is included in UNESCO’s intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
  4. Bochorna (2327m.) and Ushguli (2200m.) are the highest permanently inhabited villages in Europe.
  5. World’s oldest honey remains (about 5 500 years old) were found near Borjomi, Georgia.
  6. The oldest thread in the world (34 000 years old) was discovered in Dzudzuana Cave, Georgia.
  7. World’s hottest thermal water (104C) was discovered in Georgia, village kindghi, Ochamchire Region.
  8. DambalKhacho, a rare sort of Georgian cheese has been added to the list of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.
  9. Kutaisi (2000 BC) and Mtskheta (1100 BC) are in the number of World’s 15 ancient cities.
  10. There are 23 cultural species of wheat in the world and 14 among them are Georgian endemic.
  11. The Wall of Sighnaghi fortress with its area is the 1st in Europe and 2nd in the world after the Great Wall of China.
  12. Georgian Polyphonic Folk Music has been proclaimed by UNESCO as Intangible Heritage Masterpiece of the Humanity.

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Khevsureti

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Kvemo Kartli

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Khevsureti

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Kvemo Kartli

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Name: Georgia (საქართველო (Saqartvelo) in Georgian)

Location: Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe Georgia borders the Black Sea to the west, Turkey to the west and south, Armenia to the south, Azerbaijan to the East and Russia to the north.

Capital City: Tbilisi.

Area: Total: 69.7 thousand sq. km; Coastline: approximately 300 km; Land Boundaries: 1,814 km; Turkey 273 km, Russia 894 km, Armenia 219 km, Azerbaijan 428 km;

Population: Approximately 4 million

  • Tbilisi: 1.8 million
  • Batumi: 153,000
  • Kutaisi: 147,000
  • Rustavi: 125,000
  • Gori: 48,000
  • Zugdidi: 43,000
  • Poti: 41,000

Language: The national language of Georgia is Georgian (ქართული Kartuli). The Georgian language belongs to the unique Kartvelian (or South Caucasian) language family. Modern South Caucasian languages spoken in Georgia include Georgian, Megrelian, Svanetian, and Laz. The majority of Georgians speak Georgian as a first language. The Megrelian language is widely spoken in the region of Samegrelo and Svanetian is spoken in the northwestern region of Svaneti. Most Laz speakers reside in adjacent Turkey but some are found in the southern regions of Adjara and Samtskhe-Javakheti.

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Name: Georgia (საქართველო (Saqartvelo) in Georgian)

Location: Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe Georgia borders the Black Sea to the west, Turkey to the west and south, Armenia to the south, Azerbaijan to the East and Russia to the north.

Capital City: Tbilisi.

Area: Total: 69.7 thousand sq. km; Coastline: approximately 300 km; Land Boundaries: 1,814 km; Turkey 273 km, Russia 894 km, Armenia 219 km, Azerbaijan 428 km;

Population: Approximately 4 million

  • Tbilisi: 1.8 million
  • Batumi: 153,000
  • Kutaisi: 147,000
  • Rustavi: 125,000
  • Gori: 48,000
  • Zugdidi: 43,000
  • Poti: 41,000

Language: The national language of Georgia is Georgian (ქართული Kartuli). The Georgian language belongs to the unique Kartvelian (or South Caucasian) language family. Modern South Caucasian languages spoken in Georgia include Georgian, Megrelian, Svanetian, and Laz. The majority of Georgians speak Georgian as a first language. The Megrelian language is widely spoken in the region of Samegrelo and Svanetian is spoken in the northwestern region of Svaneti. Most Laz speakers reside in adjacent Turkey but some are found in the southern regions of Adjara and Samtskhe-Javakheti.

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