“Description of Georgian Kingdom” and the Geographical Atlas of Vakhushti Bagrationi

Documentary heritage submitted by Georgia and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2013.

Manuscripts and geographical atlas representing the first complete geographical description of Georgia's historical territory. They present the history of Georgia from the ancient periode till the 40s of the 18th century containing the history of the separate kingdoms and principalities of Georgia, their geographical descriptions and maps. The maps played a special role in studying the geography and the cartographical description of Caucasus and the territory of Georgia. They were also the basis for Europeans to acquaint themselves with the geography of Caucasus region.

  • Year of submission: 2012
  • Year of inscription: 2013
  • Country: Georgia
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