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Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti (Georgian: რაჭა-ლეჩხუმი და ქვემო სვანეთი Račʼa-Lečxumi da Kvemo Svaneti) is a region (Mkhare) in northwestern Georgia which includes the historical provinces of Racha, Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti (i.e., Lower Svaneti). It covers an area of 4,954 km² and has a population of 50,969 (2002 census), but nominally also a section of northwest South Ossetia, over which Georgia has no jurisdiction and control. It is the most sparsely populated region in the country. The capital is Ambrolauri. The region comprises four municipalities:
Cities, towns & villages in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
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AbariAbari (Georgian: აბარი) is a village in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region, Georgia. It is part of the Likheti commune, Ambrolauri municipality, with the population of 206, mostly (99%) ethnic Georgians, as of the 2002 census. Abari is located on the right bank of the Lukhuni river, a right tributary of the Rioni, on the southern foothills of the Lechkhumi range, 17 km. northeast of the town of Ambrolauri. Show Abarion the map
AmbrolauriAmbrolauri (Georgian: is a city in Georgia, located in the western part of the country, on both banks of the Rioni river, at the elevation of 550 m above sea level. It is a self-governing city. At the same time, the city serves as the seat of the Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti regional administration and of the Ambrolauri Municipality. According to the 2014 census, the city had a population of 2,047. Its area is 1.6 km2. The georgian gouvernment announced the construction of an regional airport to serve Ambrolauri and the region. Show Ambrolaurion the map
UraviUravi (Georgian: ურავი) is a village in western Georgia in Ambrolauri District of the Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. It is located on the Lukhunis River, a tributary of the Rioni River that enters from the right (north). Uravi was the site of an arsenic mine and processing plant when Georgia was part of the USSR, and the arsenic dump above the village leaches arsenic into the soil, the groundwater and the river. The town depopulated after the arsenic factory closed. Plans to reopen the facility were not successful. Show Uravion the map
NikortsmindaNikortsminda Cathedral (Georgian: ტაძარი) is a Georgian Orthodox Church, located in Nikortsminda, Racha region of Georgia. Nikortsminda was built in 1010-1014 during the reign of Bagrat III of Georgia and was repaired in 1634 by the King Bagrat III of Imereti. Three-storied bell-tower next to the Cathedral was built in the second half of the 19th century. Frescoes inside the Cathedral date from the 17th century. The Cathedral is on the Tentative List for status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Show Nikortsmindaon the map
OniOni (Georgian: ონი) is a town in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region (mkhare), Georgia. Historically and ethnographically, it is part of Racha, a historic highland province in western Georgia. The town also serves as an administrative center of the Oni district (raioni). Oni is situated in a deep gorge on the left bank of Rioni River, some 830 metres (2,723 feet) above sea level and 210 kilometres (130 miles) northwest of Georgia’s capital Tbilisi. Show Onion the map
AbanoetiAbanoeti (Georgian: formerly also known as Mikartsminda is a village in northern Georgia. It is located in the Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region. As of 2002 it had the population of 180, mostly (98%) ethnic Georgians. Show Abanoetion the map
SheubaniSheubani is a settlement in the Java district of South Ossetia. Show Sheubanion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
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LentekhiLentekhi (Georgian: Lenṫexi) is a small town and Lentekhi District's (Raion) capital in Georgia's western region of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, 323 km northwest to the nation's capital Tbilisi. Situated on the southern slope of the Central Caucasus, the district is a site of alpinism.Show on map
Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo SvanetiRacha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti (Georgian: და ქვემო Raç̇a-Leçxumi da Kvemo Svaneti) is a region (Mkhare) in northwestern Georgia which includes the historical provinces of Racha, Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti (i.e., Lower Svaneti). It covers an area of 4,954 km² and has a population of 31,927 (2014 census), but nominally also a section of northwest South Ossetia, over which Georgia has no jurisdiction and control. It is the most sparsely populated region in the country. The capital is Ambrolauri. The region comprises four municipalities:Show on map
TsageriTsageri (Georgian: ცაგერი, Cageri) is a town in Georgia, located in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region in the west of the country and serving as an administrative center of the homonymous district. Tsageri is located at 475 m above sea level, on the right bank of the Tskhenis-Tsqali, an affluent of the Rioni river. As of the 2002 census, the town had a population of approximately 1,900, mostly Georgians.Show on map
Ambrolauris Munitsip’alit’et’iThe Ambrolauri Municipality (Georgian: ambrolauris munits'ipaliteti) is a self-governing community in western Georgia. Its governing bodies are based in Ambrolauri, which had been part of the municipality until 2014, when it became a self-governing city. Together with the city of Ambrolauri and the neighboring communities of Lentekhi, Oni, and Tsageri, the Ambrolauri Municipality forms the region of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. The population is 9,139 (2014 census).Show on map
Leninskiy RayonLentekhi (Georgian: Lenṫexis is a district of Georgia, in the region of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. Its main town is Lentekhi. Population: 8,991 (2002 census) Area: 1,344 km²Show on map
Tsageris Munitsip’alit’et’iTsageri (Georgian: Cageris is a district of Georgia, in the region of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. Its main town is Tsageri. Population: 16,622 (2002 census) Area: 756 km²Show on map
Onis Munitsip’alit’et’iOni (Georgian: ონის is a district of Georgia, in the region of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. Its main town is Oni. Population: 9,277 (2002 census) Area: 1,712 km²Show on map