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Korkhi Destination Guide

Discover Korkhi in Georgia!

Korkhi in the region of Samtskhe-Javakheti is a town located in Georgia - some 72 mi (or 117 km) West of Tbilisi, the country's capital.

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Local time in Korkhi is now 04:44 PM (Wednesday). 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, Vargavi, Vach'iani, Udzhmana or Kars. When in this area, you might want to check out Zakvi, Varevani, T'ot'khami, Tirkna, Ptena and Akhalk'alak'i 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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Georgien

05:02 min ( July 04, 2010 by CaucasusNotRussia)
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Batumi Georgien

| Armenian education and Georgia

03:35 min ( June 22, 2009 by Javakhk)
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Yerkir Media video 150 " " : : - : , «» : The Georgian security did not allow a group of Armenian teachers from Javakhk to attend a teachers course in Ye...


Vardzia Adventure Race 2009 Clip

00:20 min ( July 18, 2009 by georgiantourism)
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Watch out : 2. Vardzia Adventure Race / 2010 www.tourism-association.ge

Chorvatsko Žaborič

00:25 min ( March 28, 2009 by mensidlo)
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Interesting facts about this location

Akhalkalaki

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.

More reading: Akhalkalaki homepage
Located at 41.46, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Armenian diaspora communities, Cities and towns in 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.46, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Georgia (country), Former cities in Georgia (country), Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Religious organizations established in the 1180s, Samtskhe-Javakheti

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= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.46, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Samtskhe-Javakheti

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.46, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.46, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Caucasus, Former provinces of Georgia (country), Historical regions of Georgia (country)