Country info Georgia

  • Background information
  • Culture Georgia
    Georgians are known as the real Burgundians of the Caucaus. They love to cook, are Romanic, outgoing and genuine revellers. The Georgian people love guests and see them a
  • Religion Georgia
    Different religions live together in Georgia but the majority of the population are supporters of the Georgian Orthodox Church, namely around 65%. The religious heart of the G
  • Language Georgia
    The official language of Georgia is Georgian. This language is spoken by more than 70% of the population. Georgian is an Ibero- Caucasian language that resembles any European
  • Festivals Georgia
    Georgia has many national and religious holidays, namely: New Year's Day (January 1), Orthodox Christmas (7 January ), Epiphany  (January 19), Mother's Day (March 3), Ort
  • Food and drinks Georgia
    Georgians are real Burgundians and love cooking, wine and extensive eating. Garlic, eggplant, walnuts and various herbs can be found in many meals. Georgians generally start w
  • Tipping Georgia
    The people working in small restaurants don’t expect tips but in the trendy restaurants and cafes in the capital they do. Sometimes they add ten percent to the bill.
  • Weather and climate Georgia
    Due to the large differences in altitude ranging from sea level to mountain peaks of more than five thousand meters, Georgia has a great scenic and climatic variation. In the
  • Population Georgia
    Georgia has an area of ​​69,700 square kilometers and about 4.5 million inhabitants of which 1.3 million live in the capital Tbilisi. About 84% of the Georgian population are
  • Landscape Georgia
    The landscapes in Georgia are breathtaking and quite varied. There are many types of landscapes in Georgia where you can find many different types of animal and plant species.
  • Practical information
  • Arrival information Georgia
    Take it easy on your first day in Georgia. Take the time to recover from the flight and get used to the different climate, culture and country. Let it slowly work its magic on you!
  • Time differences Georgia
    During the winter Georgian time is four hours later than Greenwich Mean Time and three hours in summer.
  • Money Georgia
    The Georgian currency is the Lari (GEL). A Lari consists of 100 Tetri. Banknotes come in 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 Lari. Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 Tetri. In the larger
  • Luggage and clothing Georgia
    We recommend you bring your luggage in a backpack. Your luggage needn't weigh any more than ten kilos (22 pounds) per person. It is useful to bring practical clothes that you
  • Electricity Georgia
    Georgia uses a 220 volt, 50 hertz alternating current, assuming a power cut is not occurring. For this reason, many Armenians have backup generators at home. A good torch can
  • Safety Georgia
    In general, Georgia is safe for tourists. Most of the locals are hospitable and friendly but make sure not to show wads of money on the streets. Travel in the Autonomous Rep
  • Health Georgia
    Travellers to Georgia who pay some attention to hygiene and skincare usually don’t run into health problems, apart from some harmless intestinal complaints. Food and d
  • Information for people at home Georgia
    Make sure that those at home know which country you are in and how long you are planning to stay away. You may fix a date when you will contact them again. Provide those picki
  • Photographs Georgia
    The use of cameras in museums and other sights is usually allowed. Using a flash in churches and museums is often prohibited. It is strictly forbidden to photograph military facilities, police and border posts.
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