Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia and lies on the banks of the Kura River. The city itself holds a population of approximately 1.5 million people. Due to its location on the crossroads between Europe and Asia, and its proximity to the Silk Road, throughout history Tbilisi has always been a hotspot. The city's location to this day continues to play an important role producing transit routes for energy and trade projects. It holds a rich history, which welcomes over 100 ethnic groups to reside within the city creating a multicultural atmosphere Tbilisi has a Humid climate with and provides the city with very warm summers and moderately cold winters.