Coat of arms of the Orthodox Church of Georgia
A fresco of King David IV from Gelati Monastery
Saint Nino of Cappadocia, baptizer of the Georgians.
Reconstruction of David the Builder's personal banner
"Gorgania" i.e. Georgia on Fra Mauro map
Jvari Monastery, near Mtskheta, one of Georgia's oldest surviving monasteries (6th century)
A later depiction of King David by an unknown artist
A page from a rare 12th century Gelati Gospel depicting the Nativity
Expansion of Kingdom of Georgia under David IV's reign.
Patera depicting Marcus Aurelius uncovered in central Georgia, 2nd century AD
The Khakhuli triptych
Georgia at the end of the reign of King David IV.
Northwestern Georgia is home to the medieval defensive Svan towers of Ushguli
Patriarch Anton II of Georgia was downgraded to the status of an archbishop by the Russian Imperial authorities.
fresco of King David the Builder, Shio-Mghvime monastery.
Gelati Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Eparchies of the Georgian Apostolic Autocephalous Orthodox Church as of 2010
Gelati Monastery fresco of King David, 12th century
Queen Tamar, the first woman to rule medieval Georgia in her own right.
The Holy Trinity Church (Tsminda Sameba) of Gergeti, in the mountains of Khevi
The "Tomb of David IV" at Gelati reads: 
Ⴕ ႤႱႤႠႰႱႢႠႬ 
ႱႠႱႭႤႬႤ 
ႡႤႪႨႹ[ႫႨ] 
[ႭႩႨႭႩႤ] 
[ႤႱႤ]ႫႧႬႠ 
ႥႱႠႵႠႣႠ 
ႥႤႫႩჃႣႰႭ 
ႫႤ
King Vakhtang VI, a Georgian monarch caught between rival regional powers
The reign of George XII was marked by instability.
Noe Zhordania, Prime Minister of Georgia who was exiled to France after the Soviet takeover
The Bolshevik Red Army in Tbilisi on 25 February 1921. Saint David's church on the Holy Mountain is visible in the distance.
Georgian Civil War and the War in Abkhazia in August–October 1993
The Rose Revolution, 2003
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holding a joint press conference with Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili during the Russo-Georgian war
Salome Zourabichvili, the first woman elected as president of Georgia
Presidential residence at the Orbeliani Palace in Tbilisi
Pro-NATO poster in Tbilisi
President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili, President of Moldova Maia Sandu, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the European Council Charles Michel during the 2021 Batumi International Conference. In 2014, the EU signed Association Agreements with all the three states.
Georgian built Didgori-2 during the military parade in 2011
A Ford Taurus Police Interceptor operated by the Georgian Patrol Police.
Map of Georgia highlighting the disputed territories of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region (South Ossetia), both of which are outside the control of the central government of Georgia
Köppen climate classification map of Georgia
Mount Kazbek in eastern Georgia
Svaneti region of Georgia
View of the cave city of Vardzia and the valley of the Kura River below
Georgia's diverse climate creates varied landscapes, like these flat marshlands in the country's west
Southwest Georgia has a subtropical climate, with frequent rain and thick green vegetation
Georgian Shepherd Dog
GDP per capita development since 1973
A proportional representation of Georgia's exports in 2019
One of several plants operated by HeidelbergCement in Georgia
Wine-making is a traditional component of the Georgian economy.
The most visited ski resort of Georgia, Gudauri
The Georgian Railways represent a vital artery linking the Black Sea and Caspian Sea – the shortest route between Europe and Central Asia.
Port of Batumi
Ethno-linguistic groups in the Caucasus region
Tbilisi State University, Corpus I
Illuminated manuscript from medieval Georgia, showing a scene from nativity
Old Tbilisi – Architecture in Georgia is in many ways a fusion of European and Asian.
Rather than serving food in courses, traditional supras often present all that a host has to offer
Château Mukhrani, one of the centres of Georgia's viticulture in the 19th century, has recently been restored to produce its eponymous wine.
Dinamo Tbilisi, winner of 1981 European Cup Winners' Cup on stamp of Georgia, 2002
Château Mukhrani, one of the centres of Georgia's viticulture in the 19th century, has recently been restored to produce its eponymous wine.

It is Georgia's dominant religious institution, and a majority of Georgian people are members.

- Georgian Orthodox Church

A friend of the church and a notable promoter of Christian culture, he was canonized by the Georgian Orthodox Church.

- David IV of Georgia

In the early 4th century, ethnic Georgians officially adopted Christianity, which contributed to the spiritual and political unification of the early Georgian states.

- Georgia (country)

In the Middle Ages, the unified Kingdom of Georgia emerged and reached its Golden Age during the reign of King David IV and Queen Tamar in the 12th and early 13th centuries.

- Georgia (country)

Next year, David’s supporters in the eastern Georgian province of Kakheti captured the local king Aghsartan II (1102–1104), a loyal tributary of the Seljuk Sultan, and reunited the area with the rest of Georgia.

- David IV of Georgia

At the same time, the kings, most notably David the Builder (1089–1125), used state power to interfere in church affairs.

- Georgian Orthodox Church

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Medieval Eurasian monarchy that was founded in circa 1008 AD.

Medieval Eurasian monarchy that was founded in circa 1008 AD.

Kingdom of Georgia in ~1220, at the peak of its territorial expansion.
Map of the Caucasus region and surrounding areas at 1000 AD, before the death of David III.
Kingdom of Georgia in ~1220, at the peak of its territorial expansion.
Kingdom of Georgia in 1045 AD
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Expansion of Kingdom of Georgia under David IV's reign.
Gelati Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Kingdom of Georgia under Queen Tamar's reign.
Queen Tamar and her father King George III (restored fresco from the Betania monastery)
Medieval Georgian monasteries in Balkans and Near East.
During Tamara's reign, the Kingdom patronized Georgian-built religious centers overseas, such as this Iviron Monastery
Eldiguzid campaign of Tamar of Georgia in 1208 and 1210–1211 years.
Mongol invasion of Georgia and battle of Khunan.
Map of Kingdom of Georgia during Mongol invasions, 1245 AD.
Western and Eastern Georgia around 1311 AD.
Kingdom of Georgia, 1380.
Map of Caucasus Region 1405.
Map of Caucasus Region 1460.
Map of Caucasus Region 1490.
Map of Georgia (Description of the Kingdom of Georgia) by Prince Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1740s.
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Archangel of Kintsvisi, complete with scarce natural ultramarine paint, evidenced the increasing resources of the realm
Golden Theotokos of Khobi Monastery, with some precious stones taken by the communists
Triptych of Khakhuli
Detail of the Khakhuli Triptych
Atskuri Triptych
Georgian tondo commemorating Roman martyr Mammes of Caesarea
David IV's processional cross
Crucifixion from Mestia
Fresco from Ubisi, Georgia
The Last Supper of Ubisi
Annunciation of Ubisi
Gelati Monastery
Walls of the Khobi Monastery showing strong Roman influence
Kvatakhevi monastery
Betania Monastery
Pitareti Monastery
Despite setbacks at the hands of Mongols, Georgia continued to produce cultural landmarks, such as these frescoes at Ubisi by Damiane - one of Georgia's distinctive medieval artists.
Golden cross of Queen Tamar, composed of rubies, emeralds, and large pearls
Gelati Theotokos. The use of costly mosaics in church decorations heralded Georgia's imperial ambitions.{{sfn|Eastmond|1998|p=61}}

It reached its Golden Age of political and economic strength during the reign of King David IV and Queen Tamar the Great from 11th to 13th centuries.

It was the principal historical precursor of present-day Georgia.

"Wherever the missions of the patriarchs of Constantinople, Rome, Alexandria, Antioch and Jerusalem failed, the Georgian Church succeeded in bringing Jesus's Cross and preaching His Gospels".