Some historical facts about Abkhazia


St. Eustace Apsilsky considered the protector and patron saint of Abkhazia.

On genetic grounds, Abkhazians refer to the two types of race: Pontida and Caucasus.

At the turn of the IV-V centuries in Egypt was a Roman military unit, which has the name "Ala prima abasgorum" (first cohort of Abazgs).

Abkhazia after the Ossetians took 2nd place in the number of  Heroes of the Soviet Union in the Great Patriotic War per capita.