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Gori Municipality

Gori Municipality
გორის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Gori Fortress
Flag of Gori Municipality
Official seal of Gori Municipality
Location of Gori Municipality in Georgia
Location of Gori Municipality in Georgia
Country Georgia
RegionShida Kartli
CapitalGori
various1 town, 115 villages
Government
 • MayorVladimer Khinchegashvili
Area
 • Total1,352 km2 (522 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total125,692
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4
WebsiteOfficial site of shida kartli region
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Gori (Georgian: გორის მუნიციპალიტეტი, Goris municiṗaliṫeṫi) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Shida Kartli. After abolishment of former South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, the Gori District included the territory of the former Tskhinvali District. Some northern territories of the district are part of a self-proclaimed republic of South Ossetia and have not been under control of the Georgian government since 1992. It is bordered by the municipalities of Kaspi to the east, Borjomi and Tsalka to the south, and Kareli to the west. The area of Gori municipality is 1352 km2 and the population is 125,692 people. The administrative center of the municipality is the city of Gori.

Politics

Gori Municipal Assembly (Georgian: გორის საკრებულო) is a representative body in Gori Municipality. currently consisting of 36 members. The council assembles into session regularly, to consider subject matters such as code changes, utilities, taxes, city budget, oversight of city government and more. Gori sakrebulo is elected every four years. The last election was held in October 2021.

Party 2017[1] 2021[2] Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 31 24                                              
  United National Movement 3 9                  
  For Georgia 1 3      
  European Georgia 2
  Development Movement 1
  Alliance of Patriots 1
  Independent 1
Total 40 36  

Administrative divisions

Gorijvari monastery
Uplistsikhe
Ateni Sioni Church
Zemo Nikozi church
Shindisi Castle

Gori municipality (those parts under de facto Georgian jurisdiction) is divided into 1 city (ქალაქი), 23 communities (თემი), and 115 villages (სოფელი).

Cities

Communities

  • Ateni
  • Akhalubani
  • Berbuki
  • Boshuri
  • Dici
  • Variani
  • Zeghduleti
  • Karaleti
  • Mereti
  • Mejvriskhevi
  • Mghebriani
  • Nikozi
  • Saqavre
  • Skra
  • Tiniskhidi
  • Tirdznisi
  • Tqviavi
  • Kvakhvreli
  • Shavshvebi
  • Shindisi
  • Dzevera
  • Khidistavi

Villages

  • Ateni
  • Tsedisi
  • Bnavisi
  • Olozi
  • Ghvarebi
  • Akhalubani
  • Kveshi
  • Akhrisi
  • Adzvi
  • Mumlaant Kari
  • Jariasheni
  • Tsitsagiaant Kari
  • Kvemo Artsevi
  • Berbuki

See also

References

  1. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2017" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. Retrieved 2021-12-21.
  2. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2021" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. Retrieved 2022-12-21.

41°58′00″N 44°06′00″E / 41.9667°N 44.1000°E / 41.9667; 44.1000


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