Georgians in France

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Georgians in France
Total population
Regions with significant populations
Paris (Metropolitan Area), Toulouse, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Bordeaux
French, Georgian
Georgian Orthodox Church

Ethnic Georgians in France were

- less than 2 000 from 1922 to 1939,

- around 10 000 (500 students, 2 000 asylum refugees and 8 000 legal residents) at the end of 2013.[1]

Notable people[edit]

People associated with the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921)[edit]

People born in Russia, Georgia or USSR[edit]

People born in France[edit]


Saint Nino Georgian Orthodox Church, founded in 1929, in Paris, dépends on Ecumenical Patriarcate of Constantinople through tne Conference of Orthodox Bishops in France.[16]

Saint Thamar Georgian Orthodox Church, founded in 2005, in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges (outside of Paris), depends on Georgian Orthodox Church.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ (in French) Interview de l'Ambassadeur de Géorgie en France..
  2. ^ (in French) Djémal Bjalava.
  3. ^ (in French) Alexandre Jioshvili.
  4. ^ (in French) Nino Kirtadzé.
  5. ^ (in French) Alex Abouladzé.
  6. ^ (in French) Serge Davri.
  7. ^ (in French) Artchil Davrichachvili.
  8. ^ (in French) Irakli Davrichewy.
  9. ^ (in French) Kéthévane Davrichewy.
  10. ^ (in French) Patricia Elioulachvili.
  11. ^ (in French) Raphael Eligoulachvili;
  12. ^ (in French) Guy Kédia.
  13. ^ (in French) Ethéry Pagava.
  14. ^ (in French) Grégoire Yachvili.
  15. ^ (in French) Nicolas Zourabichvili.
  16. ^ (Georgian) Sainte Nino Georgian Orthodox Church in Paris.