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Explore Tmogvi in Georgia.

Tmogvi in the region of Samtskhe-Javakheti is a place in Georgia - some 80 mi (or 129 km) West of Tbilisi, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Tmogvi is now 01:21 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tbilisi" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Diyarbakır, Grozny, Zeda Vardzia, Erinja or Vardzia. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Toloshi, Tmogvi, Nak'alak'evi, Kumurdo, Kirovakani and Ch'unch'kha. We saw 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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Interesting facts about this location

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 41.4, 43.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Georgia (country), Former cities in Georgia (country), Georgian Orthodox monasteries, Religious organizations established in the 1180s, Samtskhe-Javakheti

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 41.4, 43.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Armenian diaspora communities, Cities and towns in 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= }}.

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Located at 41.4, 43.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 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.

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Located at 41.4, 43.33 (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.

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Located at 41.4, 43.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Caucasus, Former provinces of Georgia (country), Historical regions of Georgia (country)