Georgia (Georgian: საქართველო, IPA: [s¨»kʰ¨»rtʰvɛlɔ] is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Situated at the juncture of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, 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 east by Azerbaijan. Georgia covers a territory of 69,700 km² and its population is more than 4.6 million. The Georgian capital is Tbilisi.


  •   Total  69,700 km2 (120th) = 26,916 sq mi


  •   2010 estimate  4,636,400(Statistics Georgia) (118nd)
  •   Density  65.1/km2 (128th) = 158.2/sq mi

The climate of Georgia is extremely diverse, considering the nation's small size. There are two main climatic zones, roughly separating Eastern and Western parts of the country. The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range plays an important role in moderating Georgia's climate and protects the nation from the penetration of colder air masses from the north. The Lesser Caucasus Mountains partially protect the region from the influence of dry and hot air masses from the south as well.

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