Georgians in France

Georgians in France
Total population
(10 000)
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

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

People born in Russia, Georgia or USSR

People born in France


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.

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