Capital Tbilisi

Population 3,720,400

Area 69,700 km2

Key facts

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.





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, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Georgia is 32.11 Mbps and mobile is 51.72 Mbs.The global average is 187.01 Mbps and 128.37 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density Georgia has more ATMs than most other countries.95.39 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Georgia, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

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.

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type F 220 V, 50 Hz  

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).

Public holidays

In the year 2024, Georgia will celebrate 17 national public holidays. The next one Good Friday will take place on May 3.

Date Holiday name
January 1, 2024Moving holiday New Year’s Dayახალი წელი
January 2, 2024Moving holiday New Year’s Dayახალი წელი
January 7, 2024Moving holiday Orthodox Christmasქრისტეშობა
January 19, 2024Moving holiday Orthodox Epiphanyნათლისღება
March 3, 2024Moving holiday Mother’s Dayდედის დღე
March 8, 2024Moving holiday International Women’s Dayქალთა საერთაშორისო დღე
April 9, 2024Moving holiday National Unity Dayეროვნული ერთიანობის დღე
May 3, 2024Moving holiday Good Fridayძველი პარასკევი
May 4, 2024Moving holiday Holy Saturdayდიდი შაბათი
May 5, 2024Moving holiday Easter Sundayაღდგომის კვირა
May 6, 2024Moving holiday Easter Mondayაღდგომის ორშაბათი
May 9, 2024Moving holiday Day of Victory over Fascismფაშიზმზე გამარჯვების დღე
May 12, 2024Moving holiday Saint Andrew the First-Called Dayწმინდა მოციქულის ანდრია პირველწოდებულის საქართველოში შემოსვლის დღე
May 26, 2024Moving holiday Independence Dayდამოუკიდებლობის დღე
August 28, 2024Moving holiday Saint Mary’s Dayმარიამობა
October 14, 2024Moving holiday Day of Svetitskhoveli Cathedraსვეტიცხოვლობა
November 23, 2024Moving holiday Saint George’s Dayგიორგობა


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.

The Best Western hotel chain operates in Georgia.

There are Radisson hotels in 3 cities.

The Accor 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.

The Subway chain operates in Georgia.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Georgia.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Georgia.


What is the weather like in Tbilisi?

Today the sun in Tbilisi, rises at 6:13 AM and sets at 7:45 PM. The climate of Tbilisi may be categorized as a Humid subtropical (Cfa), according to Koppen’s classification system.

FridayApr 19OvercastLow: 14.4°C (57.92°F)High: 29.4°C (84.92°F)
SaturdayApr 20ThunderstormLow: 15.6°C (60.08°F)High: 22.5°C (72.5°F)
SundayApr 21OvercastLow: 15.1°C (59.18°F)High: 27.8°C (82.04°F)
MondayApr 22OvercastLow: 15.4°C (59.72°F)High: 28.7°C (83.66°F)
TuesdayApr 23OvercastLow: 14.7°C (58.46°F)High: 28.3°C (82.94°F)
WednesdayApr 24OvercastLow: 13°C (55.4°F)High: 28.5°C (83.3°F)

Weather data for Tbilisi (capital city) by


Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.

Subway Systems The subway system is available in Tbilisi.

Taxi Apps Uber is not available in Georgia. You can use Bolt in 9 cities.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are all available in Georgia.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  With a score of 4.9, Georgia is placed 69th out of 129 nations.

Driving Side In Georgia traffic is right-handed.


Theft Occurrence Rate  236.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2014.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 12.40 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.74.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Georgia

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police


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.

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