Country Area-69,700 sq.km
Capital -Tbilisi (since the 5th century AD)-1.2 million
Language-Georgian (the official language).Most people speak English and Russian.
Religion- Georgian Orthodox Christianity (the state religion). There are some Catholics, Muslims, Jews, and Armenian Orthodox.
Time Zone- +4hrs GMT
Climate-Subtropical on the coast, continental in-land.
Main Lakes-Paravani (38sqkm, altitude-2,073metres). Tabatskuri(14 sqkm, altitude 2,000 metres)
Main Rivers-Mtkvari-1,515km(351km in Georgia),Alazani-407km(390 km in Georgia),Rioni-333km.
Electricity-229 V,50 Hz
Banks-opening hours 10:00-17:30(10:00-14:00 on Saturdays
ATM: Available in towns.
Museums and galleries-opening hours 10:00-17:00(closed on Mondays)