Georgia: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-15.

General points to know about the country – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Tbilisi (& largest city)

Population: 3.7 million (2016 estimate)

Language(s): Georgian

President: Giorgi Margvelashvili

Prime Minister: Giorgi Kvirikashvili

Currency: Georgian Lari ₾ (GEL)

Area: 69,700 km2 (26,900 mi2)

Dialing Code: +995

Time Zone: Georgian Time “GET” (UTC+4)

Demonym: Georgian (what’s this?)

Endonym: საქართველო (Sakartvelo)
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 18 to purchase tobacco

Smoking Age: 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 220 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / F (define)

Country Code (ISO): GE (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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