Trivia Question: What country is called Sakartvelo by its native people?

Trivia Question: What country is called Sakartvelo by its native people?

Ethiopia
Georgia
Hungary
Moldova

Georgia is the western name for the country in the Caucasus, whose residents (Kartvelians) refer to it by an entirely different name: Sakartvelo. The name dates back to at least the eighth century and is derived from the Georgian region of Kartli. The country’s 1995 constitution declared Sakartvelo to be the country’s official name and Georgia the English equivalent.

The Answer: The correct answer is Georgia.

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