Georgi A Unique Geographical Location That Distinguishes It From Other Countries

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Georgia has a remarkable history however, in order to find out why one must look at the structure under the society itself. Georgia has a unique geographical location that distinguishes it from other countries. This country resides at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, in the Caucasus between the Black and Caspian Seas, which has always influenced the culture. “ According to archaeological excavations in the territory of Georgia there are the first hominids in Europe 1.8 million years ago. It is believed that they were the first Europeans, and that Georgia is a country where they have spread to other parts of Europe.” 1
Georgia became home to the first Europeans settlers,and it didn’t take long before they started growing vineyards and wineries.Therefore,Georgia is considered the birthplace of winemaking and, to this day, one can still find several dozen varieties of grapes and Georgia 's’ popular wine around the world.
Nevertheless, Georgia became a country around 4 B.C. during the reign of Queen Tamara (1184–1213). From the 16th century on, the country became the unwilling stage of a struggle between Persia and Turkey. In the 18th century, it became “a vassal to Russia in exchange for protection from the Turks and Persians,” 2 where it joined Azerbaijan and Armenia in 1917 and created the anti-Bolshevik Transcaucasian Federation.Therefore, when the federation split-up in 1918, Georgia proclaimed itself independent.
Nevertheless, in 1922, Georgia, Armenia, and…
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