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The Republic of Georgia is in the south-east of Europe and occupies the central and western part of Transcaucasia. Borders in the north with Russia, in the east with Azerbaijan, in the south with Armenia and Turkey. In the west it is washed by the Black Sea. The territory of Georgia is mainly mountainous, more than a third cover dense forests. In the north, the border with Russia passes along the main mountain range of the Caucasus Mountains, where the highest points of the country are located, the highest of which is Mount Shkhara / the Small Caucasus Range passes through the south of Georgia.
The area of Georgia is 69,700 square kilometers. km. The population is 5.72 million people, of which about 83% are Georgians, 6.5% are Azerbaijanis, 5.7% are Armenians and 1.5% are Russians.
The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi, located in the eastern part of the country, on the banks of the Mtkvari River, at an altitude of 500 m above sea level.
The city is the oldest cultural center of Georgia. Its main historical value is “Old Town”. Of the architectural monuments, mention should be made of the cathedrals of Sioni, Kashuti and Metekhi. Here you can visit one of the highest Orthodox churches in the world – the Cathedral of Sameba, whose height is 86 meters. Above the city hangs the fortress Narikala – with the old city it connects the cable car. Abanotubani is a region of the balneological resort where famous sulfur baths function.
Shores of Mtkvari connects the glass bridge of the World. Nearby is the Rieke Park with a beautiful fountain and several original entertainment compositions (a large chessboard, a huge grand piano, etc.). In Tbilisi you can visit the botanical garden, the zoo, museums. Mountain Park Mtatsminda for several years makes tourists happy with its attractions and a huge survey wheel.About Georgia