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|Date of Independence:|
|09 April 1991|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|121 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|121 of 242 in the World|
Georgia is a country located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, where Western Asia and Eastern Europe meet. The country has borders with Russia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, Armenia to the south east, Turkey to the south west and the Black Sea to the west.
The terrain of Georgia is very mountainous. In the north, the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range forms the border with Russia. Peaks here can rise to more than 5,000 m (16,400 ft). The southern border is characterised by the Lesser Caucasus Mountains, part of which is volcanic and still subject to significant earthquakes. These two mountain ranges are connected north-south by the Likhi Mountains, which divide the country into western and eastern halves. The land area is 69,700 square kilometres (26,911 square miles).
The country has a population of 4.6 million (2013 figures). The population is made up of 83.8% Georgian, 6.5% Azeri, 5.7% Armenian 1.5% Russian and and 2.5% others. In terms of religion, 83.9% of the population is Orthodox Christian, 3.9% Armenian Christian, 9.9% Moslem and 0.8% Roman Catholic. The capital is Tbilisi.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Georgia.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Georgia civil aircraft use the registration sequence 4L-xxxx with numerical (or later letter) registrations. First allocated in 1992.
Military Air Arms
Current Air Arms:
Air Force (Georgian Air Force)
Historical Air Arms:
Air Force (Democratic Republic of Georgia Air Unit) [1918-1921]
Naval Aviation (Democratic Republic of Georgia Navy) [1918-1921]
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)
Coast Guard Aviation (Coast Guard of Georgia) – no aviation unit
Border Guard Aviation (MIA Border Police of Georgia)
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation – no helicopter EMS/rescue service
Police Aviation (Ministry of Internal Affairs Air Unit)
To be added
Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
None at present
To be added
To be added.