Georgia

Kingdom of Georgia

Georgia is a country in the east Europe. It covers an area of 70,000km2 and has about 4,6 million inhabitants. It has a very interesting history, due to being involved in many different empires such as the Persian Empire or the Russian Empire. The motto of Georgia is like their society: “Strength is in Unity”.

Georgia is a very mountainous country, it lies in the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and there are mountains higher than 5000 meter above the sea level. Furthermore there are many glaciers. The western part if Georgia is less mountainous with more beautiful forests.

The Georgian culture evolved over thousands of years from the Iberian and Colchian civilizations. The culture is popular, due to its rich folklore, unique traditional music, theatre, cinema, and art. The Georgians are known for their love to music and dance.

The Georgian cuisine is famous for the Georgian wine and dishes which developed about hundreds of years. The dishes are depending on the region, for example there are Khinkali (like meat dumplins) from the eastern part of Georgia or Khachapuri. What is more, the Georgian cuisine offers many Russian, Greek and Chinese dishes.