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Trinity Gergeti Church, Kazbegi, Georgia
Trinity Gergeti Church, Kazbegi, Georgia

Trinity Gergeti Church

Gergeti Trinity Church is a popular name for Holy Trinity Church near the village of Gergeti in Georgia. The church is situated on the right bank of the river Chkheri, at an elevation of 2170 meters, under Mount Kazbek.
Photo by Iman Gozal

GEORGIA

Asia

GEORGIA

Asia

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Capital: Tbilisi

Location: Southwestern Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Turkey and Russia, with a sliver of land north of the Caucasus extending into Europe; note - Georgia views itself as part of Europe; geopolitically, it can be classified as falling within Europe, the Middle East, or both

Government: none

Currency: laris (GEL)

Area: 69,700 sq km

Population: 4,933,674 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Georgian (official) 87.6%, Azeri 6.2%, Armenian 3.9%, Russian 1.2%, other 1%; note - Abkhaz is the official language in Abkhazia (2014 est.)

Religion: Orthodox (official) 83.4%, Muslim 10.7%, Armenian Apostolic 2.9%, other 1.2% (includes Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Yazidi, Protestant, Jewish), none 0.5%, unspecified/no answer 1.2% (2014 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+4

Tel Code: +995

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