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BITS OF CULTURE - Georgia
 
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Cultural Values
Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
Health Care Values
Diet
Interesting Facts
 

Languages

Official language:
Georgian

Other languages:
Abkhaz

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Cultural Values
  • To refuse an offer to dine with a Georgian family is considered to be a major insult. When dining with a family you must also remember never to raise your glasses in a toast before the tomada. The tomada is considered to be the toastmaster, and always chooses the subject of the toast.
  • The Georgian people are courageous, loyal, and extremely hospitable.

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Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
  • Georgian Orthodox

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Health Care Values

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Diet
  • Each part of the country has its unique cuisine with many flavors derived from spice combinations, but the focus on herbs and garlic predominates.

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Interesting Facts
  • The Georgian alphabet includes 33 symbols (5 vowels and 28 consonants).
  • The shape of the letters is absolutely unique and it cannot be compared to any other existing alphabet.

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