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Gurkeli Destination Guide

Discover Gurkeli in Georgia!

Gurkeli in the region of Samtskhe-Javakheti is a town located in Georgia - some 88 mi (or 142 km) West of Tbilisi, the country's capital.

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Local time in Gurkeli is now 01:47 AM (Saturday). 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, Zugdidi, Zestap'oni, Tsriokhi or Kars. When in this area, you might want to check out Zikiliya, Tsnisi, Tsinubani, Tqemlana, Shurdo and Atsquri as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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06:30 min ( August 27, 2009 by georgiantourism)
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Statements of different stakeholders about tourism development possibilities and strategies in different locations of Samtskhe Javakheti, one of the most diverse regions in the south of Georgia. www.t...


Vardzia Georgia

05:32 min ( August 09, 2008 by David Holt)
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A city carved into the mountain

Meltron-Refill

03:21 min ( June 15, 2010 by mandalayontheway)
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Minimal electro meets Georgia (Tbilisi and Batumi Spring 2010)


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Interesting facts about this location

Akhaltsikhe

Akhaltsikhe (Georgian: ახალციხე, literally new castle; also known as Lomisa, Armenian: Ախալցխա, Turkish: Ahıska) is a small city in Georgia's southwestern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. It is situated on the both banks of a small river Potskhovi, which separates the city to the old city in the north and new in the south. The name of the city translates from Georgian as "new fortress".

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Located at 41.72, 43.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
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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 41.72, 43.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
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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 41.72, 43.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Historical regions of Georgia (country), Regions of Georgia (country), 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 41.72, 43.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Caucasus, Former provinces of Georgia (country), Historical regions of Georgia (country)