Chkheidze noted that the Republic of Georgia's post Soviet flag is an ancient design dated back to Pre-Columbian times. Georgia's flag is essentially a heraldic flag. Currently there are 66 districts and 12 self governing cities in the Republic of Georgia. Chkeidze gave a delightful overview of Georgia's modern day flags that incorporate good design linked to real geographic elements. He also noted that the Republic of Georgia has many local ethnic groups. Even the touchy subject of the break away territories were included: Abkhazia and Adjara.
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He said the hardest part about making flags was that people sometimes want to include too much: every historical symbol and icon, making the flags virtual tourist guide maps, which results in very 'ugly' flags.