National Symbols of Georgia

Georgia is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Russia, Turkiye, Armenia, Azerbaijan, . The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi.

The official language is Georgian and the Georgian lari is the currency of the Georgia. The domain is .ge and the country code is +995.

National day is celebrated on 26 May 1918. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Georgia is no exception.

In Georgia, Lelo burti is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Georgian people. Chacha is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Georgia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Shota Rustaveli represent a national Georgian symbol.

The country was founded by Ilia Chavchavadze. The current president of Georgia is Salome Zourabichvili and Irakli Garibashvili is the Prime Minister.

In Georgia the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Georgian national anthem was written by David Magradze and composed by Zakaria Paliashvili.

Country information

Official name(s) Georgia
Alternative name(s) Sakartvelo (transliterated Georgian)
Regional location Southwestern Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Turkey and Russia, with a sliver of land north of the Caucasus extending into Europe
Country name etymology The terms "Georgia" and "Georgian" appeared in Western Europe in numerous early medieval annals. At the time, the name was folk etymologized.
Climate Warm and pleasant; Mediterranean-like on Black Sea coast
Terrain Largely mountainous with Great Caucasus Mountains in the north and Lesser Caucasus Mountains in the south; Kolkhet'is Dablobi (Kolkhida Lowland) opens to the Black Sea in the west; Mtkvari River Basin in the east; good soils in river valley flood plains, foothills of Kolkhida Lowland
Population 3,989,167
National Day 26 May 1918
Language(s) Georgian
Religion Christianity, Georgian Orthodoxy & Islam
Country code +995
Literacy rate 99.6%
Currency Georgian lari
Capital city Tbilisi
Domain(TLD) .ge
Ethnicity Georgians, Azerbaijanis, Armenians, Russians
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Georgian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 69,700 km2 (26,900 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4 (Georgia Time GET)
Average elevation 1,432 m (4,698 ft)
Coastline 310 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Georgia

Flag map of Georgia

Motto of Georgia

αƒ«αƒαƒšαƒ αƒ”αƒ αƒ—αƒαƒ‘αƒαƒ¨αƒ˜αƒ! - Dzala ertobashia - "Strength is in Unity"

National animal of Georgia

The National animal of Georgia is Wolf (unofficial)

National Animal of Georgia - Wolf (unofficial)

National flower of Georgia

The National flower of Georgia is Cherokee rose. Botanical name is Rosa Laevigata.

National flower of Georgia - Cherokee rose

National bird of Georgia

The National bird of Georgia is Not Declared

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Neighbouring countries of Georgia

Georgian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Whatever the wind brings he takes away with him.

He who is in a hurry always arrives late.

The rich eat when they want, the poor when they can.

You can conquer the whole world with words, but not with drawn swords.

You can buy ’em but they don’t stay bought.

You can better drink from a small well with soft water than from the salty sea.

You cackle in our place but you lay your eggs at someone else’s place.

Whoever I love is the most beautiful.

When you put your nose into the water your cheeks get wet as well.

When three people say you are drunk, go to sleep.

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