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Official name of the country: Georgia
Population: 3, 729, 500 (source: geostat.ge)
Area: 69,700 km2
System of Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic
Head of State: President Giorgi Margvelashvili
Head of the Government: Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili
Minister of Education and Science: Aleksandre Jejelava
Parliament: The Parliament consists of 150 members elected by a proportional system and 85 members elected by a majority system for a term of four years on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.
Administrative structure: 9 regions, and 2 autonomous republics
Geography: Geographic coordinates: 42 00 N, 43 30 E, Map references: Europe, Land boundaries: total: 1,461 km border countries: Armenia 164 km, Azerbaijan 322 km, Russia 723 km, Turkey 252 km, Coastline: 310 km
Last updated: August 2016
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(general information - research structure - research policies - international cooperation) (URL: http://www.increast.eu/_media/Georgia_Country_Report_EN_2016.pdf)
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(November 2011, compiled as an annex to the "White Paper on Opportunities and Challenges in View of Enhancing the EU Cooperation with Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South Caucasus in Science, Research, and Innovation".) (URL: http://www.increast.eu/_media/Country_Report_Georgia_revised_1June2012.pdf)