“Georgia – a small country with a giant heart” – Map of Georgia in Soviet times vs. today
05 February, 2015
“Georgia – a small country with a giant heart” – Map of Georgia in Soviet times vs. today
Georgia has 12,000 historical and cultural heritage sites, 2,400 mineral water springs, 150 museums, 102 resorts, 19 forest preserves, 7 national parks, not to boast but…

A tourist map of Georgia, created during the Soviet Union era, depicted top sights and visit-worthy locations in Georgia. However, a newer version of this map, originally intended by its creator Keti Givishvili for Georgian emigrant children, has recently attained more significance than she expected. It is far more informative than the original, not
to mention the inscription in its top right corner that reads “Georgia – a small country with a giant heart”

The difference between the Soviet- and the Georgian-made map is quite clearly visible, reflecting the many changes that took place in the country over the years.

Soviet-era tourist map of Georgia

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New tourist map of Georgia


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