Kakheti

region of Georgia

Kakheti is a region in Georgia. The capital city is Telavi. It include the Tsiv-Gombori mountain range and Alazani River.

Kakheti
კახეთი
Kakheti in Georgia (Georgian view).svg
Coordinates: 41°45′N 45°43′E / 41.750°N 45.717°E / 41.750; 45.717Coordinates: 41°45′N 45°43′E / 41.750°N 45.717°E / 41.750; 45.717
CountryGeorgia
CapitalTelavi
Municipalities8
Government
 • GovernorIrakli Shiosvili
Area
 • Total11,310 km2 (4,370 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total318,583
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
ISO 3166 codeGE-KA

The Georgian David Gareja monastery complex is partly in this province. There is a border dispute between Georgian and Azerbaijani authorities. Popular tourist attractions in Kakheti include Tusheti, Gremi, Signagi, Kvetra, Bodbe, Lagodekhi Protected Areas and Alaverdi Monastery.

SubdivisionEdit

The Kakheti region is divided into eight municipalities:

Municipalities of Kakheti Region
Name Area Population (2014)[1]
Telavi Municipality 1,094 km2 58,350
Akhmeta Municipality 2,248 km2 31,461
Gurjaani Municipality 849 km2 54,337
Qvareli Municipality 1,000 km2 29,827
Dedoplistsqaro Municipality 2,531 km2 21,221
Lagodekhi Municipality 890 km2 41,678
Sagarejo Municipality 1,515 km2 51,761
Signagi Municipality 1,251 km2 29,948

ReferencesEdit

  1. "მოსახლეობის საყოველთაო აღწერა 2014" [Georgian Census 2014] (in Georgian). National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2016.

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