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About GeorgiaWelcome to Georgia (საქართველო Sak'art'velo), known officially from 1990 to 1995 as the Republic of Georgia (2005 est. pop. 4,677,000), is a country to the east of the Black Sea, most of which is located in the South Caucasus, while a portion of the territory lies in the North Caucasus. A former republic of the Soviet Union, it shares borders with Russia in the north and Turkey, Armenia, and Azerbaijan in the south, area 69,700 sq km (26,900 sq mi).

Georgia is an amazing cluster of cultures, religions, fascinating landscapes and ancient history. The country where everyone can find something to his liking - from snowy peaks to subtropical shores, from deserts to lush forests, from cities to enchanting villages. Ethnic Georgians constitute a majority of the population. The official language is Georgian, one of the oldest languages in the world. Tbilisi is the capital and by far the largest city.

-»»Forecast for today
Forecast for today in Tbilisi: Sunny and hot
Sunny and hot
Forecast for today in Kutaisi: Very warm with some sun
Very warm with some sun
Forecast for today in Batumi: Humid with clouds and sun
Humid with clouds and sun
Forecast for today in Sukhumi: Partly sunny, warm and humid
Partly sunny, warm and humid
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Sat, 5 September, 2015
Exchange Rate
United States Dollar1 USD=1.6549
European Euro1 EUR=2.0779
Russian Ruble100 RUB=5.1564
British Pound Sterling1 GBP=2.6184
Japanese Yen100 JPY=2.1063
Swiss Franc1 CHF=1.7302
Other currencies »
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Georgian Honey to Export to European Countries in 2016
Georgia Today
There is a long history of honey-making in Georgia. According to Agriculture Minister Otar Denelia, from February 2016 Georgian honey will be exported to European countries and will have a special Georgian certificate as well. The Minister remarked ...

Georgia Today
Georgian-French film “Pocket Man”
Georgia Today
Ana Chubinidze is a young book illustrator who recently worked on the six minute long animated cartoon “Pocket Man”, a Georgian-French collaboration. According to the illustrator after spending five years illustrating children's books, she decided to ...

Norwegian Foreign Minister: Georgia is a Significant Partner for Norway
Georgia Today
The Norwegian Foreign Minister has arrived in Tbilisi on his official visit. He is attending the annual Ambassadorial, which opened on September 3rd, and has made several announcements. The Minister, Børge Brende, stated that constructive relations ...

Norway Foreign Minister: Georgia should become NATO member
Norwegian (L) and Georgian Foreign Ministers sign an agreement to ease visa regulations between the two countries. PrevNext. Tweet · Share; Print Article. Comments. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. comments powered ...

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Irakli Parjiani Unseen Works Go on Display in Tbilisi
Georgia Today
Tbilisi is set to host an exhibition of works from famous Georgian painter Irakli Parjiani from September 5th-20th at Art Palace. Irakli Parjiani is a Georgian painter awarded many times for his work from various countries. He was born in Tbilisi in ...

Georgia Today
Number of Holiday Seekers Visiting Georgia Grows
Georgia Today
The Head of the Georgia's National Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze has announced that the number of the visitorswho are coming in Georgia has been increased. The date published by the Turism Administration has revealed that 852, 377 tourists ...

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Visitors to Georgia Increased by 10 Percent
Georgia Today
The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Giorgi Chiqovadze, has announced that the nimber of the visitors are coming in Georgia has been increased. The date published by the Ministry has revealded that 852, 377 tourists visited Georgia in ...

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Vak to the Future – Georgia Torpedo Scottish Euro Hopes Again
Georgia Today
For the second time in eight years Georgia inflicted a deadly blow on Scotland's European Championships qualification hopes after Vako Kazaishvili's first-half goal earned the home side a deserved 1-0 victory over the staggeringly below-par visitors at ...

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Georgia defeats Scotland in EURO 2016 football qualifier
Georgia is celebrating after the nation's football team defeated Scotland ranked 116 places above Georgia in the world ranking last night in Tbilisi. The game, which ended in a 1-0 victory for the home side, was held at Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in ...

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A few suggestions to enjoy your Friday evening
Georgia Today
Autumn Tree - Bar WALL visits you to the event this evening to say Goodbye to Summer and meet Autumn with Autumn Tree. Event starts at 23:00.Address – Baratashvili Avenue 17. BARS & CAFES. 1.Famous Restaurant and Music Salon is hosting “Mojito ...

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