Climate of Georgia
The plains of eastern Georgia are shielded from the influence of the Black Sea by mountains that provide a more continental climate. Summer temperatures average 20 °C (68 °F) to 24 °C (75.2 °F), Winter temperatures 2 °C (35.6 °F) to 4 °C (39.2 °F). Humidity is lower, and Rainfall averages 500 to 800 mm (19.7 to 31.5 in) per year.
January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 0.9 °C (33.6 °F). July is the hottest month with an average temperature of 24.4 °C (75.9 °F).
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Georgia is a member of the Council of Europe, OSCE and Eurocontrol. It is also a part of the European Union’s Free Trade Area since 2014. Georgia has shown a commendable growth from a near-failed state in 2003 to a relatively well-functioning market economy in 2014. Georgia has also been named as the World’s number one economic reformer by the World Bank.
Georgia has maintained good relations with its neighbours and is a member of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the World Trade Organization, the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Community of Democratic Choice, the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development, and the Asian Development Bank.
Standard of living in Georgia
The standard of living in Georgia is getting closer to European, but accommodation, food, transport and leisure are relatively un-expensive compared to many other countries, that’s why Georgia, differentiates itself with low living costs.
In addition to tuition fees and housing costs, around 20,540–27,810 GBP per month is required to meet expenditures on food, transportation, cell phone and other personal needs adding up to 223,580–310,830 GBP per year (includes ground transportation, food, bills, etc.).
Table below illustrates some sample prices:
Safety & Security in Georgia
Georgia is a very safe country for travelers with one of the lowest crime levels in Europe. The local government strives to protect and ensure the safety and security of its citizens and institutions within the borders of the country, recognized by the global community. Georgia is guided by international laws and principles and therefore, recognizes that safety is inseparable in terms of citizens’ interdependence as well as in the international system, because the safety of one state cannot be achieved at the expense of the security of the other state.
Universities create a safe environment for health, life and property within the campus as well as in the campus surrounding areas. In order to provide safety on the territory of the university campuses the legislated actions are taken by the law enforcement agencies. In addition, every university campus is protected by security guards and is equipped with CCTV cameras to provide secured environment for students.
Transportation in Georgia
Georgia’s geographic location, bridging several economic regions, provides it with a unique competitive advantage as the transit country. Situated at the crossroads between Europe and Central Asia, it functions as the natural transport corridor between the West and the East.
The Black Sea ports of Georgia, well-developed railway systems together with airports, buses, taxis, serve as the infrastructure linking the largest markets and regions.
There are four airports in Georgia and three biggest are: Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Aleksandre Kartveli Batumi International Airport and David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport.
The only subway in the country is situated in the capital of Tbilisi. Underground, called the Metro for “Metropolitan”. It has two lines with 23 stations.
- Runs from North to South – red line;
- Runs East to West – green line;
The major transport artery of Georgia is East-West Highway which is the main route from east to west Georgia and directs motorists from neighbouring Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey and Armenia. Major highways are: E60 – E70 (Tbilisi – Turkey), E117 (Tbilisi – Russia), E001 (Tbilisi – Armenia), E60 (Tbilisi – Azerbaijan).
There are four functioning seaports – Batumi, Poti, Kulevi, and Supsa – in Georgia and one, that of Anaklia, is under construction.