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Chiatura

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542 Area
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39,272 Population
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About Chiatura

Chiatura - City in Imereti region, the administrative center of Chiatura municipality.


History

The territory of the municipality of Chiatura was a densely populated area. Archaeological excavations confirm that the population here appeared before our era. Several archaeological sites have been discovered on the territory of the municipality, among them are: Samgle Rock, Samele Rock, Samertskhle Rock, Kherguli Rock, Darkveti Rock, flinty soil, Nigozeti Cavern, Bekhnari, flints, Mghvimevi Cavern, Taro Rock, also caverns in Perevisa, Khalipauri, Sveri.


The caves belong to the Mousterian and Acheulean cultures, to the Paleolithic, bronze and Neolithic periods.


Sightseeings

The monument of nature on the territory of the municipality is Katskhi pillar. There are also caverns and caves.


Historical monuments of religious significance are:


    On the territory of the municipality the churches are preserved in Zedubani, Navardzeti, Mechkheturi, Zeda Beretisa, Sveri.


    National Historical Monuments are:

      • Navardzeti Fortress;
      • Katskhi Fortress;
        • Sveri Fortress;
          • Didveli Fortress;
            • Castle in Khreiti.
              Things to do: 16
              area, km2: 542
              Population: 39,272
              42.289635 , 43.284969
              Recommended duration: 1 day

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