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EUROPE’S MOST DIVERSE AND UNTOUCHED NATURE

 

Buffered by the Caucasus Mountains, and benefiting from the ameliorating effects of the Black Sea, the region appears to have served as a bio-geographical refugium.

These geographic features spared the Southern Caucasus from the severe climatic oscillations and allowed humans to prosper throughout much of the region for millennia.

Although only 69,700 square kilometers, Georgia’s biodiversity is immense: subtropical marshes, semi-deserts, lofty alpine meadows and mighty snow-covered peaks can all be found within a hundred kilometers of each other. There are more than 40 protected areas