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Basic information about Kakheti
Kakheti (Georgian: კახეთი) is a region (Georgian: Mkhare) formed in the 1990s in eastern Georgia from the historical province of Kakheti and the small, mountainous province of Tusheti. Telavi is its capital. The region comprises eight administrative districts: Telavi, Gurjaani, Kvareli, Sagarejo, Dedoplistsqaro, Signagi, Lagodekhi and Akhmeta. Kakheti is bordered by the Russian Federation to the Northeast, Azerbaijan to the Southeast, and the Georgian regions of Mtskheta-Mtianeti and Kvemo Kartli to the west. The Georgian David Gareja monastery complex is partially located in this province and is subject to a border dispute between Georgian and Azerbaijani authorities.
Cities, towns & villages in Kakheti
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Iqalt’oIqalto (Georgian: იყალთო) is a village about 10 km west of the town Telavi in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia. It is mostly known for its monastery complex and the Ikalto Academy. The Ikalto monastery was founded by Saint Zenon, one of the 13 Syrian Fathers, in the late 6th century. It was known as one of the most significant cultural-scholastic centres of Georgia. An academy was founded at the monastery during king David the Builder by Arsen Ikaltoeli (Ikaltoeli meaning from Ikalto) in the early 12th century. The Academy of Ikalto trained its students in theology, rhetoric, astronomy, philosophy, geography, geometry chanting but also more practical skills such as pottery making, metal work, viticulture and wine making and pharmacology. According to a legend the famous 12th century G Show Iqalt’oon the map
PatardzeuliPatardzeuli (Georgian: is a village in Eastern Georgia, in Sagarejo District, of Kakheti Region, located about 50 kilometers from Tbilisi, the capital. It was known in the past mainly because was the home-town of the Georgian writer Giorgi Leonidze, to whom the public school is still dedicated. Such schools are frequented every day from hundreds of students, and both have a park, are equipped with basic IT infrastructure, and offer a vegetarian canteen to all students and teachers. Show Patardzeulion the map
SagarejoSagarejo (Georgian: is a town in Kakheti, Georgia. It is situated 58 kilometres (36 mi) east of Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi, and has the population of 12,600 (2002 census). It serves as an administrative center of the Sagarejo district. The fortified ruins of the ancient Ninotsminda Cathedral are located near Sagarejo. Show Sagarejoon the map
Shenak’oShenako (Georgian: შენაქო, also spelled Shenak'o or Shenaqo) is a highland village in the eastern Georgian region of Kakheti. Shenako located on the southern slope of the Greater Caucasus, in the area of Tusheti, some 100 km northeast of the municipal center of Akhmeta, close to the border with Dagestan, Russia. Shenako is one of the few still populated villages in highland Tusheti, but is only accessible by land through a 4WD. The village is overlooked by Mount Diklo and contains a series of buildings of Georgian folk architecture and the old church of the Holy Trinity. Show Shenak’oon the map
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GurjaaniGurjaani (Georgian: is a town in Georgia, located in the region of Kakheti and serving as the centre of the Gurjaani district. Gurjaani is situated in the Alazani Valley, 415 m above sea level, and 110 km east of the nation's capital Tbilisi. As of the 2002 census, its population was approximately 10,000. The town is one of the centres of Georgia's wine industry. Landmarks include the Church of the Dormition (Kvelatsminda; 8th-9th century), Museum of Local Lore and History, and Museum of Nato Vachnadze. The historic mud-cure resort of Akhtala is not far from Gurjaani. Show Gurjaanion the map
IormughanloIormughanlo is a village in Sagarejo district in Kakheti province in eastern Georgialocated 446 m (1,463 ft) above sea level.Its inhabitants are primarily ethnic Azeris.As of November 2006, approximately 600 residents did not possess Georgian identification cards, prompting a visit by Minister of Justice Gia Kavtaradze. A tornado hit the village in June 2005, injuring 13 residents and damaging several homes. According to population census 2002 in Georgia the population of the village amounted 1830 person. 51% of inhabitant are men and 49% women. Show Iormughanloon the map
LagodekhiNestled at the foot of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, Lagodekhi (Georgian: Azerbaijani: Laqodex) lies in the heart of Georgian wine country. Lagodekhi is renowned for its natural beauty, nearby waterfalls and most notably the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve, established in 1912 and first noted by Polish botanist Ludwik Młokosiewicz for having a large variety of tree species. Three kilometers east of the town is the border crossing with Azerbaijan's Balakan Province. Lagodekhi is in the Kakheti district of Georgia. Show Lagodekhion the map
K’istauriKistauri (Georgian: is a village in the Akhmeta district, Kakheti region, Georgia. Located 7 km east from Akhmeta and 27 km west from Telavi. The village lies on the right bank of Alazani River, in the northeastern foothills of the Gombori Range. According to the population census data of Georgia (2002), 2,284 habitants live in Kistauri. This village was the homelend for Georgian poet and playwright Raphael Eristavi. Show K’istaurion the map
QvareliKvareli (Georgian: is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Located in the Alazani Valley, near the foothills of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, it was the birthplace of Georgian author Ilia Chavchavadze, whose fortified house is preserved as a local museum. The area is in the center of the Kakheti wine-producing region, and the town itself is known for its Kindzmarauli wine, a semisweet red variety. Show Qvarelion the map
GremiGremi (Georgian: გრემი) is a 16th-century architectural monument – the royal citadel and the Church of the Archangels – in Kakheti, Georgia. The complex is what has survived from the once flourishing town of Gremi and is located east of the present-day village of the same name in the Kvareli district, 175 kilometers east of Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. Show Gremion the map
AkhmetaAkhmeta (Georgian: ახმეტა) is a town in the Kakheti province of Georgia and the administrative center of the Akhmeta municipality. It is near the river Alazani, 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Telavi and 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Tbilisi. It is the home of Zurab Zviadauri, gold medalist in judo. Show Akhmetaon the map
Dedop’listsqaroDedoplistskaro or Dedoplistsqaro (Georgian: Queen's spring\") is a town in Kakheti, Georgia with the population of 7,724 (2002 Georgia census). The town is located in the Shiraki Plain, eastern Georgia, and functions as a municipality of the district of the same name. Show Dedop’listsqaroon the map
Bakurts’ikheBakurtsikhe — Village in Gurjaani District in the Kakheti region, Georgia. Bakurtsikhe is colated on the right side of the river of Alazani and on the both sides of Chalaubniskhevi river. 440 above the sea level. 8 km from Gurjaani with the population of 3,159 as of 2002. Show Bakurts’ikheon the map
TsinandaliTsinandali (Georgian: is a village in Kakheti, Georgia, noted for the estate and its historic winery which once belonged to the 19th-century aristocratic poet Alexander Chavchavadze (1786–1846). It is situated in the district of Telavi, 79 km east of Tbilisi. Show Tsinandalion the map
Velists’ikheVelistsikhe (Georgian: is a village in Georgia. It is located in the Gurjaani Municipality of Kakheti. In 2002, its population was 6,385. It is located 380 metres (1,250 ft) above sea level. Show Velists’ikheon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Kakheti
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KakhetiKakheti (Georgian: კახეთი [kʼɑxɛtʰi]) is a region (Georgian: Mkhare) formed in the 1990s in eastern Georgia from the historical province of Kakheti and the small, mountainous province of Tusheti. Telavi is its capital. The region comprises eight administrative districts: Telavi, Gurjaani, Kvareli, Sagarejo, Dedoplistsqaro, Signagi, Lagodekhi and Akhmeta. Kakheti is bordered by the Russian Federation to the Northeast, Azerbaijan to the Southeast, and the Georgian regions of Mtskheta-Mtianeti and Kvemo Kartli to the west.Show on map
QvareliKvareli (Georgian: is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Located in the Alazani Valley, near the foothills of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, it was the birthplace of Georgian author Ilia Chavchavadze, whose fortified house is preserved as a local museum. The area is in the center of the Kakheti wine-producing region, and the town itself is known for its Kindzmarauli wine, a semisweet red variety.Show on map
Akhmet’is Munitsip’alit’et’iAkhmeta (Georgian: Axmeṫis is a Municipality of Georgia, in the region of Kakheti. Its main town is Akhmeta. Borders Dusheti Municipality and Tianeti Municipality in the west, Chechen Republic in the north, Telavi Municipality and Dagestan in the east, and Sagarejo Municipality in the south. Akhmeta Municipality includes historic region of Tusheti.Show on map
TelaviTelavi (Georgian: თელავი [tʰɛlɑvi]) is the main city and administrative center of Georgia's eastern province of Kakheti. Its population consists of some 21,800 inhabitants (as of the year 2002). The city is located on foot-hills of Tsiv-Gombori Range at 500–800 meters above the sea level.Show on map
Dedoplis TskaroDedoplistskaro or Dedoplistsqaro (Georgian: Queen's spring\") is a town in Kakheti, Georgia with the population of 7,724 (2002 Georgia census). The town is located in the Shiraki Plain, eastern Georgia, and functions as a municipality of the district of the same name.Show on map
Dedoplists’q’aros Munitsip’alit’et’iDedoplistskaro or Dedoplistsqaro (Georgian: Queen`s spring\") is a municipality of Georgia, in the region of Kakheti. Its main town is Dedoplistsqaro. Population: 30,811 (2002 census) Area: 2,529 km²Show on map
Sighnaghis Munitsip’alit’et’iShow on map
LagodekhiLagodekhi (Georgian: is a municipality of Georgia, in the region of Kakheti. Its main town is Lagodekhi. Population: 51,066 (2002 census) Area: 890 km²Show on map
Sagarejos Munitsip’alit’et’iSagarejo (Georgian: is a municipality of Georgia, in the region of Kakheti. Its main town is Sagarejo. Population: 59,212 (2002 census) Area: 1491 km²Show on map
Q’varlis Munitsip’alit’et’iKvareli (Georgian: is a municipality of Georgia, in the region of Kakheti. Its main town is Kvareli. Population: 37,658 (2002 census). Area: 1000,8 km².Show on map
Gurjaanis Munitsip’alit’et’iGurjaani (Georgian: Gurjaanis is a municipality of Georgia, in the region of Kakheti. Its main town is Gurjaani. Population: 72,618 (2002 census) Area: 846 km² Governour - Givi GergidzeShow on map