In the past decades, Georgia has become a destination for eco-tourists and foodies from all over the world. The growing tourism potential of Georgia lies in its nature and historical and cultural heritage.
Outdoor lovers and adventurous tourists, who seek ecotourism in the Caucasus, can find it in Georgia.
You can enjoy ski tours, rafting, paragliding, and view the Caucasus mountains from the above. You can visit Kazbegi, Svaneti, Goderdzi, and Bakuriani in Winter for a richer snowy experience. Not only that, but you can enjoy paragliding, horseback riding, and zip-lining any season you wish.
In summer, tourists often enjoy spending time at the beaches of the Black Sea. The amazing nature and biodiversity of the country create a perfect destination for eco-tourists and adventure-seekers.
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Learn about Georgia’s geographic characteristics
Bordered by the Caucasus mountain range to the north, Georgia is situated in the South Caucasus.
About 80% of the country is mountain ranges and hills
A spectacular Mount Shkhara - 5,068 meters high and is the tallest point in Georgia
Mount Tetnuldi and Ushba - 4,500 meters high
Forests and brush with 40 protected areas
What's more interesting about Georgia is that you can find subtropical beaches of western Georgia not too far from the alpine mountains. Tourists often enjoy mountainous lakes and palm tree-lined coasts at the same time.
Climate in Georgia
Tourists often visit Georgia for its warm and pleasant climate. Georgia has diverse climate zones, which makes the country a perfect tourism destination all around the year.
The country's western side is more subtropical, while the east has a drier and more continental climate. The summer is warm and sunny with a temperature that goes up to 33°C., and average winter temperatures range from 2°C to 4°C.
Population of Georgia
Approximately 3,720,000 people live in Georgia, or “Sakartvelo.” Most of them are Georgians, but Armenian, Azeri and Russian ethnic groups are around as well.
The official language of the country is Georgian. The Georgian language has its own unique alphabet and is a part of the Kartvelian language family, which includes many dialects and unwritten languages.
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