Shida Kartli

region in Georgia

Shida Kartli is a region in Georgia. The capital city is Gori. Part of the region is under South Ossetian control.

Shida Kartli
შიდა ქართლი
Overlapping borders of Shida Kartli region and South Ossetia
Overlapping borders of Shida Kartli region and South Ossetia
Country Georgia
SeatGori[1]
Municipalities5
Government
 • GovernorGiorgi Khojevanishvili
Area
 • Total5,729 km2 (2,212 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total263,382
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
ISO 3166 codeGE-SK
^a Without Russian occupied part of Shida Kartli.

It is in a lowland between the Greater and Lesser Caucasus. The Ksani River is in the east.

Shida Kartli is divided into 5 municipalities. The municipalities are:

ReferencesEdit

  1. "City Gori". shidakartli.gov.ge. Government of Georgia. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

Coordinates: 42°11′N 44°00′E / 42.183°N 44.000°E / 42.183; 44.000