Interesting facts about Georgia?
- Georgia gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Before independence the country was called Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic;
- Since 2003’s Rose Revolution, which took down the soviet-controlled government, the new government of Georgia implemented broad and comprehensive pro-western reforms, that touched every aspect of the country’s life;
- The country is divided into two halves – west and east – by a chain of mountains called the The Likhi Range of mountains;
- Georgia’s main economic activities include the cultivation of agricultural products, such as grapes, citrus fruits, and hazelnuts;
- Georgia and its neighbor Armenia are considered to be the location for the birth of wine,
- Georgian is the most spoken language, followed by Russian;
- Most Georgian belong to the Georgian Orthodox (65%), Russian Orthodox (10%) or Armenian Apostolic (8%) churches;
- The Jewish community of Georgia is one of the oldest in the world;
- The Georgian language is part of a unique group of languages, and it is one of the primary languages in the world.