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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.
Capital
and largest city
Tbilisi[a]
41°43′N44°47′E / 41.717°N 44.783°E / 41.717; 44.783
Official languagesGeorgian[1]
Spoken languages[2]
Ethnic groups (2002[2])
DemonymGeorgian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[3]
 - PresidentGiorgi Margvelashvili
 - Prime MinisterIrakli Garibashvili
 - Speaker of the ParliamentDavit Usupashvili
LegislatureParliament
Independence
 - Kingdom of Diaokhi12th century BC–8th century BC 
 - Colchis13th century–164 BC 
 - Kingdom of Iberia302 BC–580 AD 
 - Principality of Iberia580-880 AD 
 - Kingdom of Georgia1008 
 - Russian Empire occupation12 September 1801 
 - from Russian Empire26 May 1918 
 - Soviet re-conquest25 February 1921 
 - from Soviet Union
Declared
Finalized

9 April 1991
25 December 1991 
Area
 - Total69,420 km2 (120th)
26,911 sq mi
Population
 - 2015 estimate3,729,500[4] (131th)
 - 2014 census3,729,635[5]
 - Density53.5/km2 (137th)
138.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - Total$34.27 billion[2] (117st)
 - Per capita$7,245
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$16.535 billion[6]
 - Per capita$4,433[6]
Gini (2012)41.4[7]
medium
HDI (2013)Increase 0.744[8]
high ·79th
CurrencyLari (Sign of Georgian Lari (5).png) (GEL)
Time zoneGET (UTC+4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+995
ISO 3166 codeGE
Internet TLD.ge.გე
a.^ The Seat of Government is in Kutaisi

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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