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Tbilisi: Georgia's Capital City

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Tbilisi, Georgia

Lego
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Contributor Lego put together this marvelous drone video of Tbilisi, Georgia which was a DVOW finalist.  The capital of the Caucasus republic, its cobblestoned old town shows remnants of Persian and Russian rule with architecture that encompasses Eastern Orthodox churches, ornate art nouveau buildings and Soviet Modernist structures. You can see the iconic “Mother of Georgia” or Katlis Deda, the Peace Bridge, Fuksas’ music theater and exhibition hall in Rhike Park, and more in this stunning piece. 

Georgia by Drone

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Colors of Georgia

Timelab.pro

Contributor Timelab Pro, winner of the 2017 Drone Video of the Year Award, created this stunning aerial video of the country of Georgia.  Created with a DJI Inspire 2 drone, the video contains amazing aerial views of this magical country in the Caucasus Region, which serves as a bridge between Europe and Asia.  Treat yourself to bird's eye views of stunning mountain valleys, monasteries, village markets, and colorful cities (notably the capital city of Tbilisi) which seamlessly blend the ancient and modern.

Aerial Tour of the Caucasus Region

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Caucasus Aerial by Action Brothers

Nicko
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Top content creator and drone pilot Nicko once again holds nothing back when showing off the beauty of the Caucasus region of southern Russia. The elegant backdrop of this amazing mountain range, whether covered in snow or standing bold in lush green, provide the perfect backdrop for winter sports (including the 1014 Winter Olympics, held in Sochi), charming villages, breathtaking vistas, and the rolling clouds. This video was a finalist for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week Contest in April, 2018.

Drone Tour of Armenia

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Discover Armenia

johny kondakjian photography

Contributor Johny Kondakjian Photography created this amazing aerial portrait of his native Armenia, the Caucasus republic which had formerly been part of the Soviet Union and at one time centuries ago had been the center of a vast empire.  Using a DJI Mavic Pro drone, his video covers many of the most recognizable sights in this visually stunning Caucasus land, including the Yerevan Haghartsin and Khor Virap monasteries, Ashtaraq, Sempadaberd Castle and many more.  

Fall in Azerbaijan

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The Autumn of Azerbaijan

İsgandargambarov

The republic of Azerbaidjan sits in the heart of the Caucasus region, between the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian Sea.  An ancient land, it has a distinctive culture which has also been influenced by its neighbors Russia, Armenia, Georgia, and Iran.  In this video, contributor Isgandargambarov treats us to an aerial tour by flying his drone over this amazing land, which which was part of the Soviet Union until 1991 and an independent country since then.   

Sochi: Russian Olympic City

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Sochi

Garry Studio

Sochi is a Russian city on the eastern end of the Black Sea, at the edge of the Caucasus region which connects Europe to Asia. Sochi took the world's center stage in February of 2014 when it hosted the Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Winter Olympic Games. More recently, the city hosted the 2018 FIFA World Cup Games and the Russian Grand Prix. Content creator and pilot Garry Studio used a drone to create a beautiful aerial portrait of this charming city, which is part of the Krasnodar Krai administrative province.

Drone Tour of Armenia

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Feel Armenia by feelarmenia.com

traveltoarmenia

For a tour of the ancient land of Armenia, it's hard to beat this epic drone video by contributor Traveltoarmenia.  Using a drone, the video takes us across this mysterious country in the heart of the Caucasus region, the crossroads between Asia and Europe.  It includes epic bird's eye views of ancient monasteries, hilltop castles, stunning waterfalls, and views of the spectacular Mt. Ararat in neighboring Turkey (the reputed resting place of Noah's Ark).

Elbrus: Highest Peak of the Caucasus

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Mt. Elbrus: Russia's Tallest Peak (5642 m)

Playrocker

In this video, you'll get a magnificent look at the highest mountain in Russia.  Mt. Elbrus is lcoated in the southern part of the country, near the border with Georgia.  It's a dormant volcano.  It's peak sits 5.6k meters (about 18.5k ft.) above sea level.  Geologically, it is a mere infant, having been formed only about 2.5 million years ago.  It is believed to have last erupted around 2,000 years ago.  The tallest mountain in Russia, it marked the furthest by the armies of Nazi Germany during World War II. 

Gori: Georgia's Second City

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Gori, Georgia

George Isakadze

Gori is the second-largest city in the Caucasus republic of Georgia, after its capital Tbilisi.  Gori sits near the center of the country, in the Shida Kartli.  Lying at the confluence of two rivers as well as on the main highway across the country, it is a strategically important city in a strategically important country.  Contributor George Isakadze used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create a spectacular aerial view of this Georgian city in the Caucasus, the birthplace of the Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin.

The Guria Region of Georgia

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Guria, Georgia

George Isakadze

The Guria region in Georgia is known as "The Land of the Restless".  The mountaintop dwellers of the region are known throughout Georgia for living life at a quicker pace.  Our theory is, the people of the region must be energized by their magnificent surroundings seen in the aerial views George Isakadze captured in this Drone Video of the Week finalist video from September, 2018.  You'll be amazed by this landscape dotted with adorable A-frame houses, which is located in the western part of the country.  

Armenia's Garni Temple

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Garni Temple, Armenia

johny kondakjian photography

Contributor Johny Kondakjian Photography used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this spectacular video of the Temple of Garni, one of Armenia's cultural treasures.  It is the country's only standing temple dating to the period before Armenia became the first proto-country to convert to Christianity, in 301 AD.  Believed to have dated to the first century, it collapsed in an earthquake in the 17th century, and was excavated and rebuilt in the 20th century.  It lies in the Kotayk Province in the middle of the country.

Monasteries of Sevanavank, Armenia

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Sevan and Sevanavank Monastery, Armenia

AlexAvsharov

Sevanavank is one of the most important monasteries in Armenia, a country known in part for its churches.  It is situated on a peninsula of Lake Sevan, a giant lake in the Gegharkunik Province, which covers the east central part of this republic in the Caucasus region.  The lake covers over 1.2k square km (almost 500 square mi), making it one of the largest freshwater lakes in Eurasia.  The monastery here dates to the 9th century AD.

Georgia and Turkey in the Caucasus

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Just Aerial Shots // Georgia and Turkey // Drone Travel Video 2017

Microscope

The southeastern reaches of the Black Sea cover portions of the Caucasus region in Turkey and Georgia.  This area is of tremendous historical importance, and has been strategically significant since the Antiquity due to its position between Europe and Asia.  In this video, contributor Microscope flies his DJI Mavic Pro drone over the entire region.  Prepare to have your breath taken away by these astounding views of some of the world's most beautiful scenery at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.  

Armenia's Amberd Fortress

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The Amberd Fortress, Armenia

AlexAvsharov

Contributor and drone pilot Alex Avsharov created this magnificent drone video of a famous Armenian fortress.  Amberd (which translates roughly to "fortress in the clouds") is in the Aragatsotn Province, which covers the west-central portion of this former Soviet republic.  The fortification was built in the 7th century AD.  Amberd played a key role in the centuries-long struggles between the Turks, Armenians, and Mongols, although it was abandoned in the 13th century and now sits in a ruined state.

Outdoor Fun in Armenia

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Armenia

Isabellefabre

Contributor Isabellefabre travels the world and makes videos of her adventures using drone footage.  In this episode, she travels to Armenia, a republic in the Caucasus region which separates Eastern Europe from the Middle East.  You'll see her hiking in the highlands, visiting some of the very old monasteries for which the country is famous, even swimming in a mountain lake.  Watch it and be captivated by this ancient land at the crossroads between Europe and Asia.

Armenia's Altyaghach National Park

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Altiagach National Park - Cinematic Drone Film (4k)

rustammaharramov

Wind above the remarkable landscapes of the Altyaghach National Park in Azerbaijan with drone content creator rustammaharramov in this video, which was nominated for Drone Video of the Week. The aerial footage he captured with a DJI Mavic Pro drone, in the heart of the Caucasus Mounains region, contains warmly lit landscapes of the splendid natural expanse.  The park, which spans over 11k acres, was created in 2004.  It is home to a rare species of goat antelope which is only found in the region.

Baku: Largest City of The Caucasus

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Views of Baku

Esteban Castle

Contributor Esteban Castle created this marvelous drone video of Baku, the largest city in the entire Caucasus region.  Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan, the former Soviet republic which has been an independent country since the breakup of the USSR in the early 1990's.  Situated on the Caspian Sea, Baku is the center of a metropolitan area of about 2 million.  It is known as an important worldwide center of the oil industry, and its port is the busiest on the Caspian Sea.  

Adygea, Southern Russian Republic

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Wild Adygea

Garry Studio

Contributor and drone pilot Garry Studios created this marvelous aerial video of Adygea, one of the republics (equivalent to oblasts) which make up southern Russia.  Adygea lies on the northern fringe of the Caucasus range, roughly due east from Krasnodar (the largest city in the region) and due north from Socchi (the 2014 Winter Olympics host city).  With a stunningly beautiful landscape, Adgyea is crossed by many rivers, the largest being the Kuban, the most important waterway in the North Caucasus region.

Dagestan, Russia's North Caucasus Region

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Dagestan Gapjigay

Rasul Abdurazakov

Check out this drone video from the very southernmost province of Russia, compliments of contributor Rasul Abdurazakov.  Dagestan is the southernmost republic in the North Caucasus Region, the southernmost of Russia's official regions.  Dagestan is in the heart of the great Caucasus region which straddles Europe and Asia.  It has a long coastline on the Caspian Sea, and a mountainous interior. It's known as the most ethnically diverse of Russia's republics, with a large Muslim population.  

Ski Resort in Russia's North Caucasus

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The Caucasus Mountains are Calling

TANYA SHKONDINA

Check out this stunning drone video from the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia, compliments of former Dronve Video of the Week winner Tanya Shkondina.  It was shot around the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort in Russia's North Caucasus Region.  Rosa Khutor hosted many of the skiing events of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which were hosted by Sochi.  Mt. Roza, its highest peak, is about 2.3kk meters (7.6k ft.) above sea level and is reachable by gondola; the vertical drop from the peak is about 1.75k meters or about 5.8k ft. 

Armenia's Tatev Monastery

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The Tatev Monastery, Armenia

AlexAvsharov

Contributor AlexAvsharov brings us this excellent aerial video of one of the great Monasteries of Armenia.  The Tatev Monastery is located in the Syunik Province, a southeastern extension of the country which is all but surrounded by Azerbaijan and Iran.  Founded in the 9th century AD, the three main components to the complex are churches devoted to Saints Paul and Peter, Saint Gregory the Illuminator, and Holy Mother of God.  At one point, the monastery was home to over 1,000 monks. 

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