"Tavisupleba" succeeds the old anthem Dideba zetsit kurtheuls, adopted after Georgia's independence from the Soviet Union.
As a result of the “Rose Revolution”, that began 23rd of November 2003, The parliment of Georgia in “The Decree of the President of Georgia
No. 31 25 January, 2004, City of Tbilisi” changed the flag to the Flag currently in use.
|Flag Date of Adoption||14 January 2004|
|Flag Symbolism||white rectangle, in its central portion a red cross connecting all four sides of the flag; in each of the four corners is a small red bolnur-katskhuri cross; the five cross flag appears to date back to the 14th century|