Geography of Georgia
Georgia - a country situated on the eastern coast of the Black Sea. Georgia borders with: Russia - in the north, Azerbaijan - in the east, Turkey and Armenia - in the south. Abkhazia and South Ossetia are not controlled by the Georgian government, and they are regarded as occupied by Russia.
Geographically Georgia is located between 41°07' and 43°05' north latitude and 40°05'and 46°44' east longitude. Georgia area is 69 700 km ². The Black Sea coast of Georgia has a length 308 km. On the south of georgia is located Iberian and Colchis lowland Inner kartlian, Lower kartlian and Alazani plain. Plains occupy most of Colchis and Iberian lowlands.
South of the Colchis lowland located Meskheti, Shavsheti, Trialet Loksky and ridges.
Natural conditions in Georgia are extremely diverse. The diversity of the landscape, hydrology, vegetation and animal life is the result of the influence of the semi-moist Mediterranean and continental climate.
The territory of Georgia combines high-, middle, hilly, low-lying, flat, and relatively flat plateau-like reliefs.