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Country: Georgia
ISO code/s GE / GEO
From year1991

Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital and largest city is Tbilisi. Georgia covers a territory of 69,700 square kilometres, and its population is almost 5 million. Georgia is a unitary, semi-presidential republic, with the government elected through a representative democracy.

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Agenda.geGeorgia’s new 100 Lari banknotes released in November
September 23, 2016

From November 1, modernised 100 GEL (Georgian Lari) banknotes in bright new colours and sizes will come into circulation around the country, announced the National Bank of Georgia (NBG).

National Bank of GeorgiaUpgraded 100 Lari Denomination Banknotes Will Be Into Circulation From November 1, 2016
September 23, 2016

From November 1, 2016, on all over the country upgraded 100 Lari denomination banknotes will be in circulation along with the banknotes of the previous emissions.

Original and well-known Lari banknote themes have been preserved on upgraded 100 Lari denomination banknotes, but at the same time, histories featured on the banknotes have been diversified with distinct, new elements. The modified design presents Georgian cultural and historical heritage with more precision and modern appearance.

Agenda.geBrighter money: New Lari banknotes released today
February 1, 2016

Modernised 20 and 50 GEL (Georgian Lari) banknotes in bright new colours and sizes are coming into circulation today around the country, announced the National Bank of Georgia (NBG).

The new money had high-tech security features and was better protected from fraudulent copying. The bills were also of better quality and met top international standards.

Agenda.geThe colour of money: What do Georgia’s new banknotes look like?
November 3, 2015

Georgia is changing the colour and size of its 20, 50 and 100 GEL banknotes.

From next year the new bills will be introduced into circulation alongside the existing currency. The new money will depict the same iconic faces but will have a vastly different and more vibrant look with additional elements.

The 20 GEL note will be a brighter red colour, the 50 GEL note will be green and the 100 GEL bill will have a deeper purple colour.