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Welcome to Georgia!

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General Information

The official languages of Georgia are Georgian (nationwide), Abkhazian (Abkhazian AR).

The national currency of Georgia is Georgian lari (₾) (GEL).

1 GEL equals  .
equals  GEL.

Location

Georgia

The distance from to Georgia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Georgia. Exercise normal precautions in Georgia. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Georgia is 20. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Georgia.

LGBT

Georgia has a score of -2 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Georgia ranks #95 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Georgia. However, traditional cultural attitudes result in LGBTI individuals often facing discrimination and harassment. In the past, some members of religious and LGBTI minorities in Georgia have been targets of attacks, and violent anti-LGBTI protest activity has occurred in Tbilisi.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Georgia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Georgia:

  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Georgia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Georgia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Georgia, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Georgia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 41–69°F  /  5–20°C 56% 1%
Sat November 09 40–71°F  /  5–21°C 56% 1%
Sun November 10 43–71°F  /  6–22°C 48% 1%
Mon November 11 42–71°F  /  6–22°C 43% 2%
Tue November 12 43–72°F  /  6–22°C 37% 0%
Wed November 13 47–69°F  /  8–21°C 40% 0%
Thu November 14 43–64°F  /  6–18°C 53% 2%
Fri November 15 42–66°F  /  6–19°C 55% 1%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:42 am and sets at 05:49 pm. This equates to 10.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Georgia, it is in . When the sun sets in Georgia, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Georgia is 2.50 GEL. Every kilometer costs an additional 0.00 GEL. Every hour of waiting time costs 5.50 GEL.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Georgia.

The minimum driving age is 17.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 2.00 GEL in Georgia.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 10.38 GEL.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Georgia is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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