There is a legend about Georgia. When the God allotted the Earth. Georgian was having a feast. When they arrived to the God there was nothing left for them. Than the God asked why they were late. And Georgians answers that they were saying a toast for God health. The God liked it very much and allotted to Georgians little Paradise which He wanted to himself and the name of it is Georgia.
Georgia is the most hospitable country. People are welcoming anyone who is visiting the country. In Georgia they will meet you with a wine of glass. In every family you will be expecting feast. And a table will be overlade with rich food and with national dishes. An amazing culture, sights, great mountains and history make fall in love from the first site.
Reasonable prices allows tourist to visit Georgia every year. Georgia occupies a very little part of World Map. But Georgia has a great history, with a famous hospitable population and friendliness.
On this land of milk and honey was founded relics of ancient people, lived here 2 million year ago. Georgia preserved legend regarding ancient nations had lived under the shade of Caucasian mountains: Greek legend about Jason and the Argonauts voyage seeking out the Golden Fleece, history of the king Mirian and queen Nana in IV century A.D. who adopted Christianity and proselyte nation in Christianity.
|Area (km2)||69,700 km2|
|Spoken Languages||Georgian, Russian and English|
|Religion||Georgian Orthodox Church|
|Timezone||UTC+4, часы не переводятся|
|Visa Requirements||Visitors to Georgia must obtain a visa from Georgian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Visitors must hold a passport (or identity card if a Turkish or EU citizen) valid for the period of intended stay, while Georgian citizens can enter with a valid or expired passport or identity card In February 2015 Georgia launched an e-Visa portal allowing citizens of certain countries that are required to obtain a visa to do so online without a visit to the Georgian diplomatic mission or consulate. Holders of visas or residence permits of EU/EFTA/GCC countries, overseas territories of EU countries (except Anguilla, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha), Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea or the United States do not require a visa for max 90 days in a 180-day period. The visa/residence permit must be valid on arrival to Georgia. However, there have been few cases where those holding valid residency of GCC countries have been denied access without assigning any reason. Taiwan passports are not recognized as valid travel documents. Nationals of Taiwan will not be issued any visa or permit for entry or transit.|
|Customs Regulations||When entering and leaving the country is liable to the necessary declaring: • Various jewelry, precious metals, stones, antiques, cultural values - Icons, paintings, sculptures. For their import or export must obtain a special permit from the Ministry of Culture. • Weapons of any type, bullets, ammunition, inflammable fluid, psychotropic drugs, poison and radioactive substances, high-frequency radio and electrical appliances, communication devices. • Cash amounting to more than 25 000 GEL (~ $ 14,000) and securities. Customs declaration can be completed in Georgian, English and Russian. Customs regulations, acting when entering the country Import of foreign currency on the territory of Georgia is not limited, national - not more than 25 000 GEL. When importing GEL in the country in an amount of exceeding the specified limit, you must have documents indicating the origin of the currency. Imports without of duty alleged in the customs declaration: jewelry, objects and goods in an amount not to exceed the needs of personal use, as well as: • Imports of food products totaling at 500 lari (~ 280 $), weighing up to 30kg. • Things for personal use, not exceeding a weight of 100 kg. • up to 200 cigarettes Any alcoholic beverages up to 2 liters, including wine or beer up to 10 liters.|
|ISO Country Code||GE|
|National Anthem||Tavisupleba (Georgian: თავისუფლება), is the national anthem of Georgia. The anthem, whose title means "Freedom", was adopted in 2004, along with the new national flag and coat of arms.|
|Important Phone Numbers||Fire Service: 112 Police:121 Ambulance: 113 Gas Service: 114|