Georgia is a country in the Caucasus Region in Eurasia; it was known as the Republic of Georgia until 1995. It is located at the crossroad of Europe and Asia. Georgia is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, to the southeast by Azerbaijan, and to the north by Russia.
The Capital city of Georgia is Tbilisi.
Territory: 69,700 square kilometers.
Population: about 3.718 million.
Georgia is the Unitary Parliamentary Republic; the government is elected through a representative democracy.
Religion: The Georgians officially adopted Christianity in the early 4th century.
During 70 years -from 25 February 1921, until 9 April 1991-, Georgia was a member of the Soviet Union.