Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia with Tbilisi being the capital and largest city. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. Georgia covers a territory of 69,700 square kilometres (26,911 sq mi)
Georgia is a member of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development. It contains two de facto independent regions, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which gained very limited international recognition after the 2008 Russo-Georgian War. Georgia and most of the world’s countries consider the regions to be Georgian territory under Russian occupation.
A fascinating photo collection from Erhard K. that captured street scenes of Georgia in the 1970s.