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Vakhtana in the region of Georgia (general) is a town in Georgia - some 67 mi (or 108 km) North-West of Tbilisi, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Vakhtana is now 05:51 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Erzurum, Vladikavkaz, Nal'chik, Makhachkala, Grozny or Yerevan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Znauri, Zemo-Ambreti, Vakhtana, T'ighva, Telagin and Qornisi. We encountered 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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Places That Don't Exist: South Ossetia ...

07:10 min ( August 19, 2008 by shootandscribble)
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There are almost 200 official countries in the world. But there are dozens more breakaway states which are determined to be separate and independent. The breakaway states have their own rulers, parlia...

RUSSIAN and OSETIAN SOLDIERS LOOTING IN ...

01:54 min ( August 14, 2008 by kamfetozi)
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RUSSIAN SOLDIERS MARAUDING IN GEORGIA , RUSSIAN MARAUDING IN GEORGIA


Real facts of Russia-Georgia conflict on...

01:43 min ( August 22, 2008 by SakEurope)
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The Dutch television journalist, who was killed overnight when Russian warplanes bombed the central Georgian city of Gori, died in the result of the explosion of a cluster bomb. Cluster munitions or c...

Second Life Festival - Chiatura 2010/ No...

00:36 min ( November 24, 2010 by secondlifefest)
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Initiative group New Tone with financial support of the Civil Institutionalizm Development Fund present modern electronic music and visual arts festival SECOND LIFE - CHIATURA 2010. Location - Chiatur...


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Interesting facts about this location

Kurta (village)

Kurta is an abandoned village in the former South Ossetian autonomous oblast of Georgia. Populated largely by ethnic Georgians, it was one of the towns that remained under the control of Georgia between the unilateral secession of South Ossetia after the 1991–1992 South Ossetia War and the 2008 South Ossetia War.

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Located at 42.27, 43.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Ghost towns in Europe, Populated places in Georgia (country), Populated places in Tskhinval district

Tskhinvali

Tskhinvali, is the capital of South Ossetia, a disputed region which has been recognised as an independent Republic by Russia and another four UN members. South Ossetia is a de facto independent state that controls its claimed territory, in part with the support of Russian troops. Despite this, it is regarded by Georgia and all other UN member states as a region within Georgian sovereign territory.

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Located at 42.27, 43.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Shida Kartli, Populated places in South Ossetia, Tskhinvali

Nikozi

Nikozi is a village in central Georgia (shida kartli) near the Russian peacemakers' and south Ossetian military forces' check-point. It is the birthplace of Patriarch Kyrion II of Georgia.

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Located at 42.27, 43.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Shida Kartli

Java (town)

Java or Dzau is a town of approximately 1,500 people in Georgia According to Georgia's current official administrative division, Java is a main town of Java district in the north of Shida Kartli region. According to the South Ossetian side Dzau is an administrative center of Dzau district. The town is situated on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus, within the Greater Liakhvi Gorge, 1,040 m above sea level. Java is the second largest urban settlement in South Ossetia, after Tskhinvali.

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Located at 42.27, 43.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Shida Kartli, Populated places in Dzau district

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 homeless and caused severe damage, including to several medieval monuments. It had a magnitude of 7.0 and was the most powerful earthquake recorded in the Caucasus.

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Located at 42.27, 43.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:1991 earthquakes, 1991 in Georgia (country), 1991 in the Soviet Union, Earthquakes in Georgia (country), Earthquakes in the Soviet Union, Geology of Georgia (country), Racha