Georgia, or how we call it “Sakartvelo”, is located at the eastern shores of the Black Sea on the southern flanks of the main crest of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. It is bordered by Russia from the north and northeast, Azerbaijan from the east and southeast, Armenia and Turkey from the south. The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi.
Georgia is a country of ancient civilization. Its territory was populated 1.7-1.8 million years ago. The archaeological excavations in the south eastern Georgia resulted in a discovery of the human remains the oldest inhabitant of Eurasia and referred to as the "First European".
Georgia has very old and rich culture, country has its own, unique alphabet and language, spoken only in Georgia. Georgia is known to be the oldest wine region in the world. The fertile valleys of the South Caucasus, are believed by many archaeologists to be the source of the world's first cultivated grapevines and Neolithic wine production, over 8,000 years ago.
Famous trade route, "Silk Road", which connected India and mid Asia with Europe crossed the territory of ancient Georgia, bringing contrasting civilizations and cultures in one place.