Georgia is a country located in Western Asia. There are 4 countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation, Turkey) that Georgia shares its borders with. The official language of Georgia is Georgian. Unfortunately, if you speak English, it might be problematic to communicate fluently unless you know Georgian.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Georgia was ranked 50th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Georgia is Georgian Lari (GEL). The lari (ლ) is subdivided into 100 tetri.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 2.83 GEL and 1 USD is worth 2.64 GEL.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Georgia is 30.28 Mbps and mobile is 46.3 Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density Georgia has more ATMs than most other countries.90.89 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Georgia, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 2 socket types used in Georgia. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Georgia?
There are Mariott hotels in Tbilisi.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Georgia.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Georgia.
What fast food chains are present in Georgia?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Georgia.
The KFC chain operates in Georgia.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Georgia.
What is the weather like in Tbilisi?
Weather data for Tbilisi (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems The subway system is available in Tbilisi.
Emergency phones in Georgia
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is legal.