Overview of Macroeconomic Trends in Georgia
Georgia is situated at the dividing line of Asia and Europe bordered by the Russian Federation in the North, Turkey in the South, Azerbaijan in the East, and the Black Sea in the West. The population in Georgia is estimated to be 4,385,000 as of 2009 comprising of Georgian (83%), Russian (8%), Armenian and Azeri (6%), and other ethnic groups (3%).The area is measured to be 69,700 sq. m. The official language is Georgian.
Tbilisi is a multicultural city featuring more than 100 ethnic groups. The majority of the population in the city is Georgians followed by Russians, Armenians, and Azeris. It is also home to many other ethnic groups such as Abkhazians, Ukrainians, Estonians, Jews, Greeks, Germans, Assyrians, and Kurds. Recent years have seen the increase in the Turkish and Chinese population in the city of Tbilisi.
Administratively, the city is divided into districts, so called raions in Georgian which have their own units of central and local government with jurisdiction over a limited scope of affairs. This subdivision was established under Soviet rule in the 1930s and since Georgia regained independence, the raion system was modified and reshuffled. According to the latest revision, Tbilisi raions include: Dzveli Tbilisi, Vake-Saburtalo, Didube-Chugureti, Gldani-Nadzaladevi, Isani-Samgori, and Didgori. Vake Saburtalo District is 102.49 sq.m.
Tbilisi is a significant industrial, cultural and social center. Tbilisi is the largest city of Georgia with population of 1.1 million. It is a dominant urban centre of the country. The population of Tbilisi City is 1.1 million which is Apr. 25% of total population of the country.
Geography and Climate:
Tbilisi is situated in East Georgia on both banks of the Mtkvari River. It is surrounded by mountains on three sides, Saguramo Range to the north, Iori Plain to the east and south-east, and sub-ranges of the Trialeti range to the south and West. The part of...