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Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti (Georgian: სამეგრელო-ზემო სვანეთი) is a region (Mkhare) in western Georgia which includes the historical Georgian provinces of Samegrelo (Mingrelia) and Zemo Svaneti (i.e., Upper Svaneti) and has Zugdidi as its capital.The region comprises one city, Poti, and the following municipalities:
Cities, towns & villages in Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti
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AbashaAbasha (Georgian: აბაშა) is a town in western Georgia with a population of 4,941. It is situated between the rivers of Abasha and Noghela, at 23m above sea level and is located some 283 km (176 mi) to the west of Tbilisi. The settlement of Abasha acquired the status of a town in 1964 and currently functions as an administrative center of the Abasha District within the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region. The headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox Eparchy of Chkondidi is also located in Abasha. Show Abashaon the map
P’ot’iPoti (Georgian: ფოთი [pʰɔtʰi]; Mingrelian: ფუთი; Laz: ჶაში/Faşi or ფაში/Paşi) is a port city in Georgia, located on the eastern Black Sea coast in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in the west of the country. Built near the site of the ancient Greek colony of Phasis and deriving its name from the same, the city has become a major port city and industrial center since the early 20th century. It is also home to a main naval base and the headquarters of the Georgian navy. Adjacent to the Poti port area is the RAKIA owned Free Industrial Zone. Inaugurated in April 2008, it has registered a number of businesses, including those from Iranian businesspeople trying to evade sanctions against Iran. Show P’ot’ion the map
JvariJvari (Georgian: ჯვარი) is a town in the northwestern Georgian province of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. The town is situated near the Magana River where it flows into the Enguri River; Show Jvarion the map
ZugdidiZugdidi (Georgian: Mingrelian: or ზუგიდი) is a city in the Western Georgian historical province of Samegrelo (Mingrelia). It is situated in the north-west of that province. The city is located 318 kilometres west of Tbilisi, 30 km from the Black Sea coast and 30 km from the Egrisi Range, at an elevation of 100–110 metres above sea level. Zugdidi is the capital of the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, which combines Samegrelo (Mingrelia) and upper part of Svaneti, and the center of the Zugdidi Municipality within. Show Zugdidion the map
Senak’iSenaki (Georgian: სენაკი) is a town in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, western Georgia. It is located at around 42°16′8″N 42°4′45″E / 42.26889°N 42.07917°E. From 1935 to 1976 it was called Tskhakaya in honor of the Georgian Bolshevik revolutionary leader Mikhail Tskhakaya. The Second Brigade of the Georgian Army is stationed near Senaki. Senaki was the center of the Georgia military mutiny of 1998. The town was also the site of a battle during the 2008 South Ossetia war. One of the important landmarks of the town is the State Theater built in Baroque Revival style. Show Senak’ion the map
TsalenjikhaTsalenjikha (Georgian: also transliterated as Tsalendjikha and Tzalenjikha) is a town in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region of western Georgia with the population of c. 8,900 (2002). It is located on the river Chanistsqali. Historically, Tsalenjikha functioned as one of the residences of the Dadiani princes of Mingrelia and a bishopric seat with a medieval cathedral of the Savior. Show Tsalenjikhaon the map
KhobiKhobi (Georgian: ხობი) is a town in western Georgia with a population of 4,242. The settlement of Khobi acquired the status of a town in 1981 and currently functions as an administrative center of the Khobi District within the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region. Show Khobion the map
Mart’viliMartvili (Georgian: is a small town in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti province of Western Georgia. Its monastery was Samegrelo's clerical centre in the Middle Ages. Under Soviet rule, from 1936 to 1990, it was named Gegechkori after the Old Bolshevik Sasha Gegechkori. Show Mart’vilion the map
Q’uleviThe Kulevi oil terminal is an oil port on the eastern Black Sea coast in Georgia. The terminal is located in Khobi District, close to the populated area of the village Kulevi, formerly Redoubt Kali, and from the coastal area between rivers Tsiva and Khobistskali. Show Q’ulevion the map
NakalakeviNokalakevi (Georgian: also known as Archaeopolis (Ancient Greek: literally meaning \"ancient town\") and Tsikhegoji (\"Fortress of Kuji\"), is a village and archaeological site in the Senaki municipality, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, Georgia. Show Nakalakevion the map
Anak’liaAnaklia (Georgian: is a village and seaside resort in western Georgia. It is located in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, at the place where the Enguri River flows into the Black Sea, near the administrative border with Abkhazia. Show Anak’liaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti
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Kalaki PotiPoti (Georgian: ფოთი [pʰɔtʰi]; Mingrelian: ფუთი; Laz: ჶაში/Faşi or ფაში/Paşi) is a port city in Georgia, located on the eastern Black Sea coast in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in the west of the country. Built near the site of the ancient Greek colony of Phasis and deriving its name from the same, the city has become a major port city and industrial center since the early 20th century. It is also home to a main naval base and the headquarters of the Georgian navy. Adjacent to the Poti port area is the RAKIA owned Free Industrial Zone. Inaugurated in April 2008, it has registered a number of businesses, including those from Iranian businesspeople trying to evade sanctions against Iran.Show on map
ChkhorotsquChkhorotsqu (Georgian: literally meaning in Mingrelian “nine springs”) is a townlet in western Georgia, located in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti and functioning as the administrative center of the homonymous district. Its population was 5,900 as of 2007 (including over 1,500 IDPs from breakaway Abkhazia).Show on map
Samegrelo-Zemo Svanetis MkhareSamegrelo-Zemo Svaneti (Georgian: is a region (Mkhare) in western Georgia which includes the historical Georgian provinces of Samegrelo (Mingrelia) and Zemo Svaneti (i.e., Upper Svaneti) and has Zugdidi as its capital.The region comprises one city, Poti, and the following municipalities: \n* Abasha \n* Zugdidi \n* Martvili \n* Mestia \n* Senaki \n* Chkhorotsqu \n* Tsalenjikha \n* KhobiShow on map
Khobis Munitsip’alit’et’iKhobi (Georgian: ხობის Xobi is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Khobi. The population was 41,240, as of the 2002 census. The total area is 659 square kilometres (254 sq mi).Show on map
AbashaAbasha (Georgian: აბაშის (42°12′N 42°13′E / 42.200°N 42.217°E) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Abasha. Population: 28,707 (2002 census)Area: 323 km²Show on map
Mest’iis Munitsip’alit’et’iMestia (Georgian: Mesṫiis is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Mestia. It has an area of 3,045 km² and had a population of 14,248 at the 2002 census.Show on map
Ts’alenjikhis Munitsip’alit’et’iTsalenjikha (Georgian: Ċalenjixis is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Tsalenjikha. Population: 40,133 (2002 census) Area: 647 km²Show on map
Zugdidis Munitsip’alit’et’iZugdidi (Georgian: is a Municipality of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Zugdidi. Population: 167,760 (2002 census) Area: 682 km²Show on map
MartviliMartvili (Georgian: is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Martvili. Population: 44,627 (2002 census) Area: 881 km²Show on map
MestiaMestia (Georgian: მესტია) is a highland townlet (daba) in northwest Georgia, at an elevation of 1,500 metres (4,921 feet) in the Caucasus Mountains.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti
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Tba PaliastomiLake Paliastomi (Georgian: also transliterated as Paleaostom) is a small lake near the city of Poti, Georgia, connected to the Black Sea by a narrow channel. Its surface area is 17.3 km² and the mean depth is 2.6 m. Some ancient pieces of Colchis have been found near and in the lake by archaeologists. It is also an important fishery site. The lake is included within the boundaries of the Kolkheti National Park.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti
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Mta UshbaUshba (Georgian: უშბა) is one of the most notable peaks of the Caucasus Mountains. It is located in the Svaneti region of Georgia, just south of the border with the Kabardino-Balkaria region of Russia. Although it does not rank in the 10 highest peaks of the range, Ushba is known as the \"Matterhorn of the Caucasus\" for its picturesque, spire-shaped double summit. Due to its steep profile and unstable weather, Ushba is considered by many climbers as the most difficult ascent in the Caucasus.Show on map
Mta TetnuldiTetnuldi (Georgian: თეთნულდი) is a prominent peak in the central part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, located in the Svaneti region of Georgia. According to most sources, Tetnuldi is the 10th highest peak of the Caucasus. The slopes of the mountain are glaciated generally above the 3,000 metre (9,840 ft) line. The most prominent glacier of the mountain is called Adishi. It was first climbed by Douglas Freshfield in 1896. The first ascent of the north face was completed by Michael S. Taylor and John R. Jenkins. New ski resort in Tetnuldi was opened during 2015-2016 winter season.Show on map