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This article is about the Eurasian country. For the southern U.S. state, see Georgia (state).
Freedom square, Tbilisi and the city hall

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Mountains of Georgia, Shkhara peak

Formerly the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) from 1921-1991, and the Democratic Republic of Georgia from 1918-1921. In the Caucasus Mountains bounded on the north by Russia, on the east by Azerbaijan, the south by Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Turkey, and on the west by the Black Sea. To read more about Georgia see The World Factbook and Wikipedia.

Jurisdictions

Georgia is divided into 9 regions,1 city (Tbilisi), and 2 autonomous republics (Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Autonomous Republic of Adjara). These in turn are subdivided into 72 districts.

Regions of Georgia:

  • Guria
  • Imereti
  • Kakheti
  • Kvemo Kartli
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti
  • Shida Kartli

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