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Georgia
საქართველო (Georgian)
Sakartvelo
Motto: 
ძალა ერთობაშია
Dzala Ertobashia
Strength is in Unity
Anthem: 
თავისუფლება
Tavisupleba
Freedom
Georgia proper shown in dark green; areas outside of Georgian control shown in pattern
Georgia proper shown in dark green; areas outside of Georgian control shown in pattern
CapitalTbilisi
Kutaisi(legislative)
41°43′N44°47′E / 41.717°N 44.783°E / 41.717; 44.783
Largest cityTbilisi
Official languagesGeorgian[1]
Ethnic groups(2014)Georgians – 86.8%
Azerbaijanis – 6.2%
Armenians – 4.5%
Others – 2.8%
ReligionGeorgian Orthodox Church
DemonymGeorgian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic[a]
Giorgi Margvelashvili
Irakli Kobakhidze
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
LegislatureParliament
Independence
26 May 1918
25 February 1921
• from the Soviet Union
Declared
Finalized

9 April 1991
25 December 1991
24 August 1995
Area
• Total
69,700 km2 (26,900 sq mi) (120th)
Population
• 2016 estimate
3,720,400[b][2] (131st)
• 2014 census
3,713,804[b][3]
• Density
53.5/km2 (138.6/sq mi) (137th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$37.38 billion[4] (115th)
• Per capita
$10,100[4] (107th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$14.46 billion[4] (114th)
• Per capita
$3,908[4] (110th)
Gini (2014)Negative increase 40.9[5]
medium
HDI (2016)Increase 0.769[6]
high · 70th
CurrencyGeorgian lari (₾) (GEL)
Time zoneGET (UTC+4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+995
ISO 3166 codeGE
Internet TLD.ge.გე
  1. ^ Moved in 2013 from a president-parliamentary system to a premier-presidential system.
  2. ^ Excluding occupied territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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