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Tbilisi is the capital of Georgia and the largest city in the country. It is on the banks of the Kur River and has 1,345,000 inhabitants.

Founded in the 5th century by Vakhtang Gorgasali, the monarch of the ancient Caucasian Iberia region, also known as Kartli; Tbilisi has been, with some interruptions, the capital of Georgia. The history of the city can be seen by its architecture: the style of Rustaveli avenue, designed by Baron Haussmann, and that of the center, are mixed with that of the narrow streets of the medieval Narikala district. Tbilisi is an important industrial, social and cultural center. The city is a major transit route for world energy and trade. Strategically located between Europe and Asia and formerly situated on the Silk Road, Tbilisi has often been a key point in the relations of rival empires.

The demographics of the city are diverse and historically it has been home to people of different ethnicities, religion and culture. Recently, Tbilisi has been known for the peaceful Rose Revolution, which took place in Freedom Square and nearby locations.

The city has an international airport. Its main tourist attractions are the Narikala Fortress that dominates the city from its height, Sameba Cathedral, Freedom Square, Sioni Cathedral, Metekhi, Narikala, the Parliament of Georgia, Rustaveli Avenue, the Opera House. and the Ballet, Anchiskhati Basilica, Mtatsminda Mountain and Kashveti Church, close to which are the Georgian National Museum, the Historical Museum and numerous art galleries. The city was immortalized by painters Niko Pirosmani and Lado Gudiashvili.

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Tiflis es la capital de Georgia y la mayor ciudad del pas. Est a orillas del ro Kur y tiene 1 345 000 habitantes.

Fundada en el siglo v por Vakhtang Gorgasali, el monarca de la antigua regin de Iberia caucsica, tambin conocida como Kartli; Tiflis ha sido, con algunas interrupciones, la capital de Georgia. La historia de la ciudad puede ser vista por su arquitectura: el estilo de la avenida Rustaveli, diseada por el barn Haussmann, y el del centro, estn mezclados con el de las estrechas calles del distrito medieval de Narikala. Tiflis es un importante centro industrial, social y cultural. La ciudad es una importante ruta de trnsito de la energa mundial y el comercio. Localizada estratgicamente entre Europa y Asia y antiguamente situada en la Ruta de la Seda, Tiflis ha sido a menudo un punto clave en las relaciones de imperios rivales.

La demografa de la ciudad es diversa e histricamente ha sido hogar de gente de diferentes etnias, religin y cultura. Recientemente, Tiflis ha sido conocida por la pacfica Revolucin de las rosas, que tuvo lugar en la plaza de la Libertad y lugares cercanos.

La ciudad cuenta con un aeropuerto internacional. Sus principales lugares tursticos son la fortaleza Narikala que domina la ciudad desde su altura, la catedral de Sameba, la plaza de la Libertad, la catedral de Sioni, Metekhi, Narikala, el Parlamento de Georgia, la avenida Rustaveli, el Teatro de la pera y el Ballet, la baslica de Anchiskhati, la montaa de Mtatsminda y la iglesia de Kashveti, cerca de la cual se encuentran el Museo Nacional de Georgia, el Museo Histrico y numerosas galeras de arte. La ciudad fue inmortalizada por los pintores Niko Pirosmani y Lado Gudiashvili.

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