Georgia destination information

All you need to know before visiting Georgia

Georgia summary

Georgia is a small country with around 4M Georgian. Official language is Georgian. Georgia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+04:00. Currency used in Georgia is Lari (GEL).

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ATMs in Georgia are Common. Internet speed in Georgia is on average 8.4 Mbps. In Georgia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

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👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4M ☀️ ~6 °C 🌧 ~77 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 70k km2 (27k mi²)
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Socket 🔌

Georgia uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages 🗣️

  • Georgian


Currency 💱

1 GEL = 0.34 USD

Georgia uses the Georgian lari (symbol: ?), code GEL.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 laris. Lari is subdivided into 100 tetris. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 laris and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 tetris.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Georgia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Not expected, but can leave extra tip

Tipping is usually not expected in Georgia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.

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Mobile Phone 📱

Georgia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Georgia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Georgia, dial +, then 995 (the country code for Georgia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Georgia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 322 .

international: + 995 322 1234567
calling local: 0322 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Georgia is on average 8.4 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Georgia is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 20.80 GEL, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Beeline, Geocell or MagtiCom.


Rules 🚗

In Georgia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

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