Introduction

flag Georgia Georgia: Introduction

Capital: T'bilisi

Population

Total Population: 3,712,502
Natural Increase: 0.1%
Density: 65 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 60.3%
Population of main cities: Tbilisi (1,154,400); Batumi (169,100); Kutaisi (135,200); Rustavi (128,700); Aqwa (65,600); Gori (45,600); Poti (41,500); Zugdidi (41,500); Tchinval (32,700)
Ethnic Origins:
Georgians account for nearly 87%, Azeris 6%, Armenians about 4%, Russians just under 1% and other ethnic groups approximately 2%. (National Statistics Office of Georgia)
Official Language: Georgian 71%
Note: Abkhaz is the official language in Abkhazia.
Other Languages Spoken: Russian 9%, Armenian 7%, Azeri 6%, Others 7%.
Business Language(s): Russian and English.
Religion: Orthodox Christians: 83.9%, Muslims: 9.9%, Armenian Christians: 3.9%, Catholics: 0.8%, Others: 0.8%, Atheists: 0.7%.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In T'bilisi

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Georgian Lari (GEL)

Country Overview

Area: 69,700 km²
Type of State: Parliamentary democracy
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy; transition country.
An economy which depends on the agricultural sector; also on the price of metals and on international aid.
HDI*: 0.754/1
HDI (World Rank): 76/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.

Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Georgia, dial 810 or 811
To call Georgia, dial +995
Internet Suffix: .ge
Telephone Lines: 29.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 45.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20182019202020212022
Imports of Goods (million USD) 9,3629,5188,04910,09913,548
Exports of Goods (million USD) 3,3803,7983,3414,2435,583
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,2462,4251,4561,8222,972
Exports of Services (million USD) 4,4904,6001,5802,5475,654

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.

 

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