Georgia

Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, fossil of prehistoric human on stamps of Georgia

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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 about 4 million. Georgia is a unitary, semi-presidential republic, with the government elected through a representative democracy. [R1]

The first stamps of Georgia as the Democratic Republic of Georgia were issued on 26 May 1919. A further series was issued in 1921. From 1924 until 1993 stamps of the Soviet Union were used in Georgia following the absorption of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic into the U.S.S.R. Following the fall of the Soviet Union, Georgia became independent again in April 1991 and issued stamps in its own name from 31 July 1993. Unlike other ex-Soviet republics, Georgia did not overprint Soviet stamps to meet their postal needs after independence, although a number of overprints were carried out on Georgian stamps in 1994. [R2]



Official stamps of Georgia related to Paleontology: dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, early humans, fossils

12.05.1995 "Dinosaurs" (I) 05.12.1995 "Prehistoric animals" (II) 24.04.1996 "Dinosaurs"
Dinosaurs on stamps of Georgia 1995 Prehistoric animals on stamps of Georgia 1995 Prehistoric animals on stamps of Georgia 1996
23.12.1998 "Prehistoric animals" [1] 25.04.2003 "First European"
Prehistoric animals on stamps of Georgia 1998 First European on stamps of Georgia 2003 MICHEL Dinos - whole world catalog - contain technical details and prices of stamps with dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals


Title variation on First European stamps of Georgia 2003 Mirrored issue of Prehistoric animal stamps of georgia 1995 and 1998
Notes:
[1] Mirrored issue of stamps from 1995 - "Prehistoric animals" (II).

[2] There are several Mini-Sheet variations with errors at its.



References:
  •   [R1] Georgia: Wikipedia WikiTravel FlagCounter
  •   [R2] Postal History and Philately of Georgia: Wikipedia
              Links to official website of Post Authority, stamp catalog and list of new stamps of Georgia are here



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