Georgianქართული ენა

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Common Kartvelian, Gruzinski, Kartuli; Also, in Iran: Gruzin, Kartuli; in Turkey: Gruzin, Kartuli
  • Dialects: Acharian, Adzhar, Ferejdan, Fereydan, Imeretian, Imerxev, Imerxev Kartlian, Ingilo, Kakhetian, Kaxetian, Kheysur, Lechkhum, Meskhur-Javakhuri, Mokhev, Moxev, Mtiul, Pshav, Racha-Lexchxum, Tush, Xevsur
  • Scriptures published:
    • Bible (1743 — 2002)
    • New Testament (1709 — 1993)
    • Portions (1709 — 2010)
    • FCBH  (1992 Institute Bible Translation)  See above
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Georgia
  • Also used in: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • Religion: Christian, Muslim (Sunni), Muslim (Shi'a)
  • Status: Statutory national language in Georgia
  • Number of users: 4,237,010 (3,900,000 in Georgia (1993 UBS); 60,000 in Iran; 40,000 in Turkey (1980))
  • Vitality: National

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)