Akhalk'alak'i Destination Guide
Delve into Akhalk'alak'i in Georgia!
Akhalk'alak'i in the region of Georgia (general) with it's 9,800 residents is located in Georgia - some 72 mi (or 117 km) West of Tbilisi, the country's capital.
Current time in Akhalk'alak'i is now 02:27 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Diyarbakır, Grozny, Zakvi, Vargavi or Kars. While being here, make sure to check out Vach'iani, T'ot'khami, Ptena, Orja, Olaverdi and Akhalk'alak'i as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Akhalkalaki is a small city in Georgia's southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with a population of 60,975. Akhalkalaki lies on the edge of the Javakheti Volcanic Plateau. The city is located about 30 km from the border with Turkey. 90 percent of the city's population are ethnic Armenians. The city was passed from Ottomans to Russians after Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829). On January 4, 1900, an earthquake destroyed much of the town and killed 1,000 people in the area.
Located at 41.41, 43.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Heshtia (Eshtiya) is a village in Ninotsminda (formerly Bogdanovsky) region of Georgia not far from Abul mountain. It is mainly populated by Armenian-Catholics.
Vanis Kvabebi (Georgian: ვანის ქვაბები; English: Vani's Caves) is a cave monastery in Samtskhe-Javakheti region of Georgia near Aspindza town and the more famous cave city of Vardzia. The complex dates from 8th century and consists of a defensive wall built in 1204 and a maze of tunnels running on several levels in the side of the mountain. There are also two churches in the complex.
Ninotsminda is a town and a rayon located in Georgia's southern district of Samtskhe-Javakheti. The rayon has a population of 34,305 according to 2002 Census. The Armenians number 32,856, Georgians 476 and Russians 943. It is near the border with Armenia. During the Ottoman rule, this was a sanjak of Çıldır Eyaleti, called Altunkale, which means "Golden Castle" in Turkish.
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