Georgia

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Healthcare in Georgia

Average life expectancy for Georgians is 74.2, which lies just below the European average of about 75 years. Interestingly, the average life expectancy in former-Soviet Russia lies drastically below Georgia's at about 66 years.The life expectancy in Georgia is 69.3 for males, and 79.0 for females.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Georgian Holidays

A big, if not a great spiritual feast is celebrated by Georgians on October 14. Its celebration based on a real miracle: the acquisition by Georgia the greatest relic - the tunic of the Lord, due to which was built the main temple of Georgia - Mtskheta Cathedral.

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Georgia Currency

Lari (GEL) = 100 tetri. Notes are in denominations of GEL100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1. Coins are in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 tetri.