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Simoniant'khevi Destination Guide

Delve into Simoniant'khevi in Georgia!

Simoniant'khevi in the region of Georgia (general) is a city in Georgia - some 22 mi (or 35 km) North of Tbilisi, the country's capital.

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Current time in Simoniant'khevi is now 10:04 AM (Friday). 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, Erzurum, Vladikavkaz, Grozny, Cherkessk or Meliaskhevi. While being here, make sure to check out Tsalugelaantkari, T'olenji, Tokholcha, Siontgori, Simoniant'khevi and Lelovani as well. We encountered some video 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

Tianeti

Tianeti is a town in east-central Georgia, in the Caucasus Mountains. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:42|6|34|N|44|57|19|E| | |name= }}. Tianeti is the administrative center of Municipality of Tianeti, which also comprises the town of Sioni and 43 neighbouring villages (total area – 907 km²; population – 13,400, 2002 est.). It was known as Tionets during the Russian Empire's rule.

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Located at 42, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Mtskheta-Mtianeti

Mtskheta

Mtskheta, one of the oldest cities of the country of Georgia (in Kartli province of Eastern Georgia), is located approximately 20 kilometers north of Tbilisi at the confluence of the Aragvi and Kura rivers. Mtskheta is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The city (population 19,423 as of January 1, 2008) is now the administrative centre of the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region.

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Located at 42, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Religious sites in Georgia (country), World Heritage Sites in Georgia (country)

Jvari (monastery)

Jvari or Jvari Monastery (Georgian: ჯვარი, ჯვრის მონასტერი) is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century near Mtskheta, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region, eastern Georgia. The name is translated as the Monastery of the Cross. For another, Jerusalem-located Georgian monastery with the same name, see Monastery of the Cross.

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Located at 42, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:540s architecture, 600s architecture, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Religious sites in Georgia (country)

Ananuri

Ananuri is a castle complex on the Aragvi River in Georgia, about 45 miles from Tbilisi.

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Located at 42, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Castles and forts in Georgia (country), Religious sites in Georgia (country)

Battle of Martqopi

The Battle of Martqopi was a 1625 military confrontation between Georgia and Iran. The Georgians' 15,000 men strong force, led by general Giorgi Saakadze, annihilated a 30,000 men strong Iranian detachment of Shah-Abbas I. In spring 1625, in order to avoid a forthcoming revolt, Shah-Abbas I sent 60,000 of his troops into Georgia under the orders of Qarciha-Khan. He attempted to carry out the policy of wholesale massacre and deportation in Kartli.

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Located at 42, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:1625 in Europe, Battles involving Georgia (country), Battles involving the Safavid dynasty, Conflicts in 1625