Abkhazia, 2006

Abkhazia is a Caucasian territory located in the northwestern corner of Georgia, with the Black Sea in the south-west and the mountains in the Caucasus and Russia in the north-east. Claimed by Georgia, it proclaimed itself an independent Republic on July 23, 1992, but was recognized only by some states, including Russia.
Between 2006 and 2009, some chip cards were issued by the Russian company GTS, which installed public telephones in the city of Pitsunda, a popular summer tourist destination for Russian tourists. The first card, with face value of 100 units, was issued in 2006 and reproduces the image of a beach. 2,000 were printed.