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Georgia Passport
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Georgia - Population: 4,934,413 Georgia - Total Area 69,700 sq km
- 0-14 years 18.60 % - Land 69,700 sq km
- 15-64 years 68.40 % - Water 0 sq km
- 65+ 13.00 % - Coastline 310km
Georgia (Georgian: საქართველო, transliterated as Sakartvelo), known officially from 1990 to 1995 as the Republic of Georgia, is a country in Eurasia to the east of the Black Sea, most of which is located in the South Caucasus, while a portion of the territory lies in the North Caucasus. It shares borders with Russia in the north and Turkey, Armenia, and Azerbaijan in the south-east. Georgia is an unitary, liberal democratic nation-state with an ancient historical and cultural heritage. Georgian civilization stretches back for more than three thousand years of history with an exclusive literary and artistic heritage.[1] Culturally, historically and politically Georgia is considered as part of Europe, however the official geographic classification of the country varies according to different sources. Sometimes, Georgia is considered as Transcontinental nation. [2] The English name Georgia is a Hellenistic term (Greek: Γεωργία) derived from the Ancient Greeks. George (Greek: Γεωργ), a Greek name meaning a farmer and therefore Georgia (Greek: Γεωργία) indicating a farmland. Georgians used Greek and Aramaic alphabets before the Georgian alphabet, reformed by the King Pharnavaz I of Iberia [3] and is not directly related to any other alphabet in the world. In 327, Christianity was declared as the official state religion in the ancient Georgian Kingdom of Iberia, making Georgia the second oldest country after Armenia to declare Chritianity as the official state religion. The Bible was translated in Georgian in the 5th century. [4] Geographically, Georgia is very diverse and is full of natural resources. The mixture of Alpine zone in the Caucasus mounatains and the subtropical Black Sea coast of Western Georgia attracts lots of tourists, because the country is considered an excellent ski and sea resort at the same time. Georgia has one of the most ancient wine-making traditions in the world and Georgian wine, is characterized as naturally semi-sweet and very competitive to French, Spanish and other Western European wines and is well known arond the world, especially in Eastern Europe. Georgia has been called the birth place of wine, due to archeological findings which indicate the first wine production dating back to 5000 B.C [5]
Georgia Border length
Russia 723 km
Turkey 252 km
Azerbaijan 322 km
Armenia 164 km
Map of Georgia
map of Georgia
Capital city: T'bilisi

Georgia Lyrics of National Anthem:
national anthem of Georgia

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