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ABOUT GEORGIA

 

An amazing cluster of cultures, religions, fascinating landscapes and ancient history. The country where everyone can find something to his liking - from snowy peaks to subtropical shores, from deserts to lush forests, from cities to enchanting villages. Ethnic Georgians constitute a majority of the population. The official language is Georgian, one of the oldest languages in the world.More then 1500 years old Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city.

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HISTORY

 

The territory of modern-day Georgia has been inhabited by Homo erectus since the Paleolithic Era. The proto-Georgian tribes first appear in written history in the XIIc BC. Archaeological finds references in ancient sources reveal elements of early political and state formations characterized by advanced metallurgy and goldsmith techniques dated back to the VII c BC and beyond.

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CUISINE AND QVEVRI WINE

 

"Every Georgian dish is a poem" - Aleksander Pushkin

 

Nothing tells more about the spirit and culture of a country than its native food and wine. And Georgia’s food and wine is amongst the best in the world. "Cradle of Wine”- this is the way many people refer to Georgia, as to the motherland of the oldest wines.

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CULTURE

 

Georgian culture evolved over thousands of years with its foundations in Iberian and Colchian civilizations,  continuing into the rise of the unified Georgian Kingdom under the single monarchy of the Bagrationi. Georgian culture enjoyed a golden age and renaissance of classical literature, arts, philosophy, architecture and science in the 11th century.

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NATURE AND BIODIVERSITY

 

Georgia is perfectly designed for the ultimate adventure holiday!

 

Although only 69,000 sq. km, Georgia’s biodiversity is immense: subtropical marshes, semideserts, lofty alpine meadows and mighty snow-covered peaks can all be found within a hundred kilometers of each other.

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