Articles in Georgia ( 281 )

281 Articles of interest in Georgia

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  • Abanotubani

    Abanotubani (Georgian: აბანოთუბანი, literally "bath district") is the ancient district of Tbilisi, Georgia, known for its sulfuric baths.

  • 1991 Racha earthquake

    The 1991 Racha earthquake occurred in the province of Racha, Georgia, at 9:12 UTC on 29 April. Centered on the districts of Oni and Ambrolauri on the southern foothills of the Greater Caucasus mountains, it killed 270, left approximately 100,000 hom…

  • Tsalenjikha

    Tsalenjikha (Georgian: წალენჯიხა, 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.

  • Tbilisi sea

    The Tbilisi sea (Georgian: თბილისის წყალსაცავი) or Tbilisi reservoir is an artificial lake in the vicinity of Tbilisi that serves as a reservoir. The lake has a length of 8.75 km and a width of 2.85 km. It was opened in 1953 and has become a popular…

  • Shuakhevi

    Shuakhevi is a small town in Georgia's autonomous region of Ajaria, 67 km east to the regional capital Batumi. Situated on the right bank of the Adjaristsqali River, it is an administrative center of Shuakhevi District, which comprises the town itse…

  • Shorapani

    Shorapani (Georgian: შორაპანი) is a small Georgian town, situated in the Zestafoni District, part of the region of Imereti.

  • Paravani Lake

    Paravani lake (Georgian: ფარავანი; Armenian: Փարվանա լիճ, Parvana lich) is a volcanic lake in Georgia, located in Javakheti Plateau between Abul-Samsari and Javakheti Ranges.

  • Lisi Lake

    Lisi lake (Georgian: ლისის ტბა) is a small lake in the vicinity of Tbilisi, Georgia; belongs to the Kura River valley, home to a large mixed-use development project by the same name. The landscape is rocky and arid with shrub vegetation and plots of…

  • Lake Paliastomi

    Lake Paliastomi (Georgian: პალიასტომი, 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 o…

  • Kvaisa

    Kvaisi or Kvaisa (Georgian: კვაისა, Ossetian: Къуайса, Russian: Квайса) is an urban-type settlement (promoted to the city by the South Ossetian government in 2007) in the Dzau district of South Ossetia, Georgia. According to the official subdivision…

  • Keda, Georgia

    Keda (Georgian: ქედა) is a small town in Ajaria, an autonomous republic in the southwestern Georgia, 42 km southeast to the regional capital Batumi. Keda District also comprises 60 villages adjoining to the town. Its area is 452 km².

  • Georgian National Astrophysical Observatory

    Georgian National Astrophysical Observatory (GENAO) currently renamed again as Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory was founded in 1932 by Academician Eugene Kharadze on Mount Kanobili, near resort Abastumani (in Samtskhe-Javakheti, southeastern par…

  • Freedom Monument (Tbilisi)

    The Freedom Monument (Georgian: თავისუფლების მონუმენტი; tavisuplebis monument'i), commonly known as the St. George Statue, is a memorial located in Tbilisi, Georgia, dedicated to the freedom and independence of the Georgian nation. Unveiled in 2006 …

  • Avlabari

    Avlabari (Georgian: ავლაბარი Avlabari) is a neighborhood of Old Tbilisi on the left bank (east side) of the Kura River. The 11th-13th century chronicles mention it as Isani, which is now one of the larger municipal regions of Tbilisi.

  • Ailama

    Ailama or Ahlama (Georgian: აილამა, აჰლამა) is a peak in the central part of the Svaneti section of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, located in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region of Georgia, at the source of the river Koruldashi. The lower slopes…

  • 1920 Gori earthquake

    The Gori earthquake with the surface wave magnitude of 6.2 hit the town of Gori and its district, the Democratic Republic of Georgia, on 20 February 1920, inflicted heavy damage to the area and causing 114 deaths.

  • Zhinvali

    Zhinvali (Georgian: ჟინვალი) is a town in Georgia, Dusheti municipality (Mtiuleti region), on river Aragvi.

  • Urbnisi

    Urbnisi (Georgian: ურბნისი) is a village in Georgia’s Shida Kartli region, in the district of Kareli.

  • Tsandryphsh

    Tsandryphsh (Abkhaz: Цандрыҧшь; Georgian: წანდრიფში; Russian: Цандрыпш) or Gantiadi (Georgian: განთიადი; Russian: Гантиади), is an urban-type settlement on the Black Sea coast in the Gagra District of Abkhazia, 5 km from the Russian border.

  • Tbeti

    Tbeti (Georgian: ტბეთი Tbeti, Ossetian: Тъыбет, Russian: Тбет) is a settlement in the Tskhinvali district of South Ossetia, Georgia. It is located 2 kilometers west of Tskhinvali.

  • Sukhumi botanical garden

    Sukhumi Botanical Garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the Caucasus. It was founded in 1840 as Sukhum-Kale Military-Botanical Garden by the head of the Russian Black Sea fortification line N. N. Rayevsky with the purpose of the introduct…

  • Samtavisi Cathedral

    Samtavisi (Georgian: სამთავისი) is an eleventh-century Georgian Orthodox cathedral in eastern Georgia, in the region of Shida Kartli, some 45km from the nation’s capital Tbilisi.

  • Rustaveli (Tbilisi Metro)

    The Rustaveli (Georgian: რუსთაველი) is a station of the Tbilisi metro on the Akhmeteli-Varketili Line. It is located at Rustaveli square at the northern end of Rustaveli avenue. The station was opened on 11 January 1966 as part of the first metro li…

  • Pskhu

    Pskhu (Abkhaz: Ҧсҳәы, Ps'hwy; Georgian: ფსხუ, Pskhu; Russian: Псху, Pskhu) is a village in the Sukhumi district of Abkhazia, a disputed region on the Black Sea coast. Its population was about 150 (as of 2005) with ethnic Russians constituting a majo…

  • Ossetian Military Road

    The Ossetian Military Road (Russian: Военно-Осетинская дорога, Georgian: ოსეთის სამხედრო გზა) was constructed between 1854 and 1889, by Imperial Russian authorities in the Caucasus. The road runs through the Rioni and Ardon river valleys and links K…

  • Myussera

    Myussera (Abkhaz: Мысра, Mysra; Georgian: მიუსერა, Miusera; Russian: Мюссера, Myussera) is an urban settlement located in the Gudauta District of Abkhazia, a disputed region on the Black Sea coast.