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Communication and Money

Communication and Money

Gerogian money and currency

In Georgia, the payment is in the national currency - Lari (Gel). Only cash payment is possible in the rural places of Ajara. Using credit cards are possible almost all hotels, restaurants and shopping centers in Batumi. Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks and currency exchange offices. For the detailed information about exchanged rate please visit National Bank of Georgia website.

How to make a call

To call from abroad to Georgia please dial the country code +995, then the area code and a phone number. To call within the country dial 0, area code and phone number.

Internal city telephone codes of Georgia: Batumi - 422; Tbilisi - 32; Kobuleti; Kutaisi - 431; Zugdidi - 415; Poti - 493; Rustavi - 341; Gori - 370

Mobile operators: There are three Mobile operators in Georgia: Magti, Geocell and Beeline. They have different rates for local and international calls.

Single emergency number in Georgia: 112;

Georgian Language

The official language of Georgia is Georgian, along with Abkhazian language in Abkhazian A/R. Georgian language is one of the oldest living language in the world. It belongs to the family of Ibero-Caucasian group. It should be noted that the Georgian alphabet is among the world's 14 alphabets and takes 5th place for its age. The majority of local people in Ajara talking in Georgian, Russian and English languages.

Useful vocabulary:

  Hello - Gamardjoba

  Goodbye - Nakhvamdis

  Please - Gtkhovt

  Thank you - Madloba

  Yes/No - Diakh/Ara

  Excuse me - Ukatsravad

  What's your name? - Ra gqvia?

  Where's hotel? - Sad aris sastumro?

  What's the address - Ra misamartia?

  How much is it? - Ra girs?