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Since ancient times, Georgia charms visitors with its breathtaking nature, ancient culture and interesting history.
Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia , and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital and largest city is Tbilisi. Georgia covers a territory of 69,700 sq.m. and its 2017 population is about 3.718 million. Georgia is a unitary semi-presidential republic, with the government elected through a representative democracy. National language – Georgian, and has an ancient alphabet.
Georgia has an ancient musical tradition, which is primarily known for its early development of polyphony. The Georgian folk song “Chakrulo” was one of 27 musical compositions included on the Voyage Golden Records that were sent into space on Voyager 2 on 20th August 1977. Also impress you Georgian national dances, which have their own kinds, each region has its own distinctive dance based on the traditions of the region. There are a number of Georgian dances, two of these dances “Perkhuli” and “Khorumi” are inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Georgia list.
Georgian architecture has been influenced by many civilizations. There are several different architectural styles for castles, towers, fortifications and churches. Georgia is proud of monuments also, which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Georgia is one of the oldest wine regions in the world, for at least 8000 years. By the wine production, the best known region is Kakheti. Georgian wine is well renowned outside the country, such as wine: Khvanchkara, Saperavi, Tsinandali, Kindzmarauli, Mukuzani, Teliani etc. UNESCO added the ancient traditional Georgian winemaking method using the Kvevri clay jars to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists. The history has preserved the fact that Georgia was visited by the Argonauts, Marco Polo and many other famous travelers. Territory was crossed by the famous Silk Road.
Georgian cuisine and wine have evolved through the centuries, adapting traditions in each era. One of the most unusual traditions of dining is “supra”, or Georgian table, which is also a way of socializing with friends and family. The head of “supra” is known as “Tamada”. He also conducts the highly philosophical toasts and makes sure that everyone is enjoying themselves. Various historical regions of Georgia are known for their particular dishes, for example, “Khinkali” (meat dumplings) from eastern mountainous Georgia and “Khachapuri” mainly from Imereti, Samegrelo and Adjara (regions of Georgia).
Georgia is attractive in all seasons. In winter you can enjoy time in the ski resorts, such as: Gudauri, Bakuriani, Mestia. Lovers of cultural tourism can visit Georgia during spring and autumn . In summer visitors can relax in Batumi on the Black Sea and visit beautiful canyons and caves in the west part of Georgia.
You can choose any kind type of holiday with your family and friends, relax on the azure beach or arrange trekking in high mountains. The country , which you will never forget and offers you a lot of beautiful emotions.