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Georgia
საქართველო
Sakartvelo
FlagCoat of arms
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 light green.
Georgia proper shown in dark green; areas outside of Georgian control shown in light green.
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%
DemonymGeorgian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[a]
 • PresidentGiorgi Margvelashvili
 • Speaker of the ParliamentDavid Usupashvili
 • Prime MinisterGiorgi Kvirikashvili
LegislatureParliament
Independence
 • from the Russian Empire26 May 1918 
 • Soviet re-conquest25 February 1921 
 • from the Soviet Union
Declared
Finalized

9 April 1991
25 December 1991 
Area
 • Total69,700 km2 (120th)
26,911 sq mi
Population
 • 2016 estimate3,720,400[b][2] (131st)
 • 2014 census3,713,804[b][3]
 • Density53.5/km2 (137th)
138.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 • Total$35.6 billion[4] (117th)
 • Per capita$9,500[5]
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 • Total$14.372 billion[6]
 • Per capita$3,863[6]
Gini (2013) 40.0[7]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.754[8]
high ·76th
CurrencyGeorgian lari (ლ₾) (GEL)
Time zoneGET (UTC+4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+995
ISO 3166 codeGE
Internet TLD.ge.გე
a.^ Moved in 2013 from a president-parliamentary system to a premier-presidential system.
b.^ Excluding occupied territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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