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Khobi Municipality

Khobi Municipality
ხობის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Khobi Monastery
Flag of Khobi Municipality
Official seal of Khobi Municipality
Location of the municipality within Georgia
Location of the municipality within Georgia
Country GEO
Administrative centreKhobi
 • BodyKhobi Municipal Assembly
 • MayorDavit Bukia
 • Total659.2 km2 (254.5 sq mi)
 • Total30,548
 • Density46.3/km2 (120/sq mi)
Population by ethnicity[1]
 • Georgians99.59 %
 • Russians0.22 %
 • Ukrainians0.10 %
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Standard Time)

Khobi (Georgian: ხობის მუნიციპალიტეტი, Xobis municiṗaliṫeṫi) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Khobi. The population was 30,548, as of the 2014 census. The total area is 659 square kilometres (254 sq mi).


Khobi Municipal Assembly (Georgian: ხობის საკრებულო) is a representative body in Khobi Municipality, consisting of 36 members, which is elected every four years. The last election was held in October 2021. Davit Bukia of Georgian Dream was elected mayor through a 2nd round against a candidate of the United National Movement.

Party 2017[2] 2021[3] Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 29 21                                          
  Ahali 10                    
  For Georgia 4        
  United National Movement 3 1  
  European Georgia 2
  Labour Party 1
  Alliance of Patriots 1
  Development Movement 1
Total 37 36  

Administrative division

There are 1 city and 21 administrative units with 56 villages in the municipality.

1 city - Khobi

15 communities - Akhalsopeli, Akhali Khibula, Bia, Gurifuli, Zemo Kvaloni, Torsa-Dghvaba, Nojikhevi, May 1, Sajijao, Kariata, Kvemo Kvaloni, Shua Khorga, Chaladidi, Khamiskuri, Kheta;

6 rural communities - Patara Poti, First Khorga, Sagvichio, Kulevi, Shavghele, Old Khibula.

See also


  1. ^ "Demographic composition of Georgia 2014". Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2017" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. p. 85-86. Retrieved 2021-01-06.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2021" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. p. 104-106. Retrieved 2021-01-06.[permanent dead link]

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