Quick Facts

Region: Europe

Population:
470,000

Religion:

Georgian Orthodox is the primary religion.

Language:

The Georgian language is a Kartvelian language spoken by Georgians. Georgian is written in its own unique writing system, the Georgian alphabet.

Area (sq. km):
69,700 square meters

Time:

Georgia Time Zone (UTC+04:00)

When To Travel

The Caucasian barrier protects Georgia from cold air intrusions from the north, while the country is open to the constant influence of warm, moist air from the Black Sea. Western Georgia has a humid subtropical, maritime climate, while eastern Georgia has a range of climate varying from moderately humid to a dry subtropical type.

Useful Travel Facts

Electricity:

The Type C electrical plug (or Europlug) is a two-wire plug that has two round pins. It fits into any socket that accepts 4.0 – 4.8 mm round contacts on 19 mm centres. They are being replaced by E, F, J, K or N sockets which work perfectly with Type C plugs.

220v, 50Hz

Visa:

Most nationalities do not currently require a visa for Georgia, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, UK, USA & all EU member states. Visa free nationalities can now only stay "visa free' in Georgia for 30 days. However, all nationalities should check with the nearest embassy for the latest visa information as this may be subject to change at short notice.


For any questions regarding visas or supporting visa documents please get in touch with The Visa Machine on the following contacts:
Australian office: gday@thevisamachine.com or call +61 (0)26 100 3077.


London office: hello@thevisamachine.com or call +44 (0) 207 148 6402



Citizens and stateless persons permanently residing in the countries listed below may enter Georgia without a visa for short-term visit
(Not exceeding 90 calendar days in any 180-day period).


More countries are listed on the official Ministry of Foreign Affairs website - https://www.geoconsul.gov.ge/en/visaInformation



Canada


Australia


Germany


France


Japan


Norway


Netherlands


New Zealand


South Africa


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


United States of America

Useful Words & Phrases

Further Reading

Stories I Stole - Wendell Steavenson
Georgia Through Its Folktales - Michael Berman
A Time of Miracles - Anne-Laure Bondoux