Abkhazia is a breakaway republic from Georgia. It is in a mountainous area on the Black Sea and has existed since June of 1992.

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Various 1999 Unident. Freshwater Turt. Pane of nine stamps w/ dozens of animals in small rectangular "frames" scattered over stamps and selvedge. Background is lush, tropical foliage. A small batagurine turtle (Cuora amboinensis?) is depicted in bottom selvedge.

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