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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 light green
Georgia proper shown in dark green; areas outside of Georgian control shown in light green
CapitalTbilisi
41°43′N44°47′E / 41.717°N 44.783°E / 41.717; 44.783
Kutaisi(legislative)
42°15′N42°42′E / 42.250°N 42.700°E / 42.250; 42.700
Largest cityTbilisi
Official languagesGeorgian(nationwide)
Abkhazian(Abkhazian AR)[1][2]
Ethnic groups(2014)86.8% Georgians
  6.2% Azerbaijanis
  4.5% Armenians
  2.8% other
ReligionGeorgian Orthodox Church
DemonymGeorgian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[3]
Giorgi Margvelashvili
Irakli Kobakhidze
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
LegislatureParliament
Formation and independence
13th century–164 BC
302 BC–580 AD
131 BC–697 AD
580–880 AD
1008
• Russian Empire annexation

12 September 1801
• Independence fromthe Russian Empire

26 May 1918
25 February 1921
• Independence fromthe Soviet Union
Declared
Finalized


9 April 1991
25 December 1991
24 August 1995
Area
• Total
69,700 km2 (26,900 sq mi) (119th)
Population
• 2017 estimate
3,718,200[a][4] (131st)
• 2014 census
3,713,804[a][5]
• Density
53.5/km2 (138.6/sq mi) (137th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$39.32 billion[6] (116th)
• Per capita
$10,644[6] (107th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$15.23 billion[6] (116th)
• Per capita
$4,123[7] (112th)
Gini (2015)Positive decrease 38.5[8]
medium
HDI (2016)Increase 0.769[9]
high · 70th
CurrencyGeorgian lari (₾) (GEL)
Time zoneGET (UTC+4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+995
ISO 3166 codeGE
Internet TLD.ge.გე
Website
www.gov.ge

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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