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Aspindza Destination Guide

Discover Aspindza in Georgia!

Aspindza in the region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with it's 3,940 habitants is a town located in Georgia - some 82 mi (or 132 km) West of Tbilisi, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Aspindza in Georgia

Local time in Aspindza is now 07:36 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Grozny, Zikiliya, Vargavi, Varevani or Kars. When in this area, you might want to check out Saro, Saqudabeli, Ota, Oshora, Orgora and Aspindza as well. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

5°C / 40 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature -6°C / 22 °F
Evening Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Night Temperature -7°C / 19 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 805.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 26th of February 2018
Snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Snow Day: 0°C (33 °F)
Night: -4°C (24 °F)
Tuesday, 27th of February 2018
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 4°C (39 °F)
Night: -5°C (23 °F)
Wednesday, 28th of February 2018
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: -4°C (24 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Aspindza

Aspindza is a daba ("small town") in southern Georgia's region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with a population of 3,243 (2002 census), mostly ethnic Georgians. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:41|34|26|N|43|15|22|E| | |name= }}.

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Located at 41.57, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Samtskhe-Javakheti

Meskheti

Meskheti, also known as Meskhetia, is in a mountainous area of Moschia in southwestern Georgia. The ancient Georgian tribes of Meskhi and Mosiniks were the indigenous population of this region. A majority of the modern Georgian population (Meskhs) of Meskheti are descendants of these ancient tribes. The Mosiniks were one of the inventors of iron metallurgy.

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Located at 41.57, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Caucasus, Former provinces of Georgia (country), Historical regions of Georgia (country)

Samtskhe-Javakheti

Samtskhe-Javakheti is a region formed in the 1990s in southern Georgia from the historical provinces of Meskheti (Samtskhe), Javakheti and Tori. Akhaltsikhe is its capital. The region comprises six administrative districts: Akhaltsikhe, Adigeni, Aspindza, Borjomi, Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda. There are 5 town, 6 townlets, 67 community and village sakrebulos (assemblies), and 268 villages in the region.

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Located at 41.57, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Historical regions of Georgia (country), Regions of Georgia (country), Samtskhe-Javakheti

Vanis Kvabebi

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.

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Located at 41.57, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Georgia (country), Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Samtskhe-Javakheti

Vardzia

Vardzia is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred metres and in up to nineteen tiers. The Church of the Dormition, dating to the 1180s during the golden age of Tamar and Rustaveli, has an important series of wall paintings.

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Located at 41.57, 43.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Georgia (country), Former cities in Georgia (country), Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Religious organizations established in the 1180s, Samtskhe-Javakheti

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