National Symbols of Abkhazia

Abkhazia is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Georgia, . The capital of Abkhazia is Sukhumi.

The official language is Abkhaz, Russian and the Abkhazian apsar is the currency of the Abkhazia. The domain is and the country code is +7.

National day is celebrated on 30 Sep 1993. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Abkhazia is no exception.

In Abkhazia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Abkhaz people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Abkhazia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Linguist Dmitry Gulia represent a national Abkhaz symbol.

The current president of Abkhazia is Aslan Bzhania and Alexander Ankvab is the Prime Minister.

In Abkhazia the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Abkhaz national anthem was written by Gennady Alamia and composed by Chkadua.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Abkhazia
Alternative name(s) Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia (Internationally recognized, English)
Regional location It lies on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, south of the Greater Caucasus mountains in northwestern Georgia
Country name etymology The Abkhazians call their homeland Аԥсны (Apsny, Aṗsny), popularly etymologised as "a land/country of the soul", yet literally meaning "a country of mortals (mortal beings)"
Climate Subtropical climate
Terrain The topography is varied as it ranges from the lowlands around the Black Sea to the high peaks in the north
Population 245,246
National Day 30 Sep 1993
Language(s) Abkhaz, Russian
Religion Islam & Christianity
Country code +7
Literacy rate 99.7%
Currency Abkhazian apsar
Capital city Sukhumi
Ethnicity Russians, Armenians, Georgians, Ukrainians and Belarusians
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Abkhaz
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 8,665 km2 (3,346 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+3 (MSK)
Average elevation 1,000 m (3,281 ft)
Coastline 200 km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Abkhazia

Flag map of Abkhazia

Motto of Abkhazia

"Workers of the world, unite"

National animal of Abkhazia

The National animal of Abkhazia is Bear

National Animal of Abkhazia - Bear

National flower of Abkhazia

The National flower of Abkhazia is Mimosa (unofficial) . Botanical name is Mimosa Pudica.

National flower of Abkhazia - Mimosa (unofficial)

National bird of Abkhazia

The National bird of Abkhazia is Golden eagle (unofficial)

National bird of Abkhazia - Golden eagle (unofficial)

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Neighbouring countries of Abkhazia

Abkhaz Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

One loses his homeland – loses all.

One who does not love his homeland can love nothing.

The land is good where you were fed, but not better the one you were born on.

The best country is your motherland, the best friend is your mother.

In his land one cannot be lost, outside it one cannot rejoice.

The native land is your mother, a foreign land – stepmother.

It’s better to be a poor man in your homeland than a king in Cairo.

He who doesn’t live in his homeland knows nothing about the test of life.

He who battles under the native skies gains the lion’s courage.

To survive a winter in your native land is better than to live ten years of spring in another land.

The native land – is the past, the present and the future of a nation.

Each has only one native land and only one mother.

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