Georgia is a country in the west of Transcaucasia on the border of Europe and Asia. This is a former Soviet republic, which is famous for its high-mountain villages and beaches on the Black Sea coast. In Georgia it is worth to visit the huge cave monastery of Vardzia, founded in the 12th century, and the ancient wine region of Kakheti. The capital of the country Tbilisi is famous for its rich architecture and the Old Town with maze-like streets, cobbled paving stones. The population of Georgia is almost four million people.