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Mestia Municipality

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Mestia Municipality
მესტიის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Town Mestia
Town Mestia
Flag of Mestia Municipality
Official seal of Mestia Municipality
Location of the municipality within Georgia
Location of the municipality within Georgia
Country Georgia
RegionSamegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
Administrative centreMestia
 • BodyMestia Municipal Assembly
 • MayorKapiton Zhorzholiani [1]
 • Total3,044 km2 (1,175 sq mi)
 • Total9,316
 • Density3.06/km2 (7.9/sq mi)
Population by ethnicity[2]
 • Georgians99.82 %
 • Russians0.12 %
 • Ukrainians0.03 %
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Standard Time)

Mestia (Georgian: მესტიის მუნიციპალიტეტი, Mesṫiis municiṗaliṫeṫi) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Mestia.

It has an area of 3,045 km2 and had a population of 9,316 at the 2014 census.


Mestia Municipal Assembly (Georgian: მესტიის საკრებულო, Mestia Sakrebulo) is a representative body in Mestia Municipality, consisting of 31 members which is elected every four years. The last election was held in October 2021. Kapiton Zhorzholiani of Georgian Dream was re-elected mayor.

Party 2017[3] 2021[4] Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 23 26                                                  
  United National Movement 1 3      
  For Georgia 2    
  Lelo 1  
  European Georgia 2 1  
  Alliance of Patriots 3
  Independent 2
Total 31 33  


Rank Settlement Population
1 Mestia 1 973
2 Ushguli 228
3 Adishi 44
4 Chazhashi 28

See also


  1. ^ "Მესტიის მუნიციპალიტეტის მერი".
  2. ^ "Ethnic composition of Georgia 2014". Archived from the original on 2018-11-04.
  3. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2017" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. pp. 54–55. Retrieved 2021-01-06.
  4. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2021" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. pp. 67–68. Retrieved 2021-01-06.

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