Administrative division of Georgia

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Georgia

Administrative division of Georgia – Georgia is divided into 9 regions, 2 autonomy republics and capital Tbilisi. Regions themselves are divided into municipalities and districts. There are 71 districts in Georgia. Modern division is more or less based on historical province division.

Regions and districts of Georgia:

  • Tbilisi – Capital of Georgia
  • Kakheti – consists of historical Kakheti province, Kiziki and Tusheti. Capital of Kakheti is city Telavi.
    • Sagarejo
    • Gurjaani
    • Signagi – historical Kiziki
    • Dedoplistskaro – historical Kiziki
    • Lagodekhi
    • Telavi
    • Kvareli
    • Akhmeta – north part of the district is historical province Tusheti
  • Shida Kartli – Historical Kartli region, north part is occupied by Russians, so called South Osetia.  Capital of region is city Gori.
    • Gori – north part of district is occupied
    • Kaspi
    • Kareli – north part of district is occupied
    • Khashuri
    • Java – occupied
  • Kvemo KartliHistorical provinces Kartli and Trialeti. Capital city Rustavi.
    • Rustavi city
    • Marneuli
    • Bolnisi
    • Dmanisi
    • Gardabani
    • Tetritskaro
    • Tsalka
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti – consists of Aragvi gorge, Ksani gorge, provinces Gudamakari, Khevi, Mtiuleti and Khevsureti. Ksani gorge is occupied by Russians,  so called South Osetia. Capital – Mtskheta.
    • Mtskheta – ancient capital of Georgia
    • Tianeti
    • Akhalgori – occupied
    • Dusheti
    • Kazbegi
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti – consists of historical provinces Meskheti, Javakheti and Tori. Capital Akhaltsikhe.
    • Borjomi – former Tori province
    • Akhaltsikhe – Former Meskheti province
    • Adigeni – Former Meskheti province
    • Aspindza – Former Meskheti province
    • Akhalkalaki – Former Javakheti province
    • Ninotsminda – Former Javakheti province
  • Imereti – based on historical province Imereti. Capital city Kutaisi.
    • Kutaisi city
    • Kharagauli
    • Sachkherepartly occupied 
    • Chiatura
    • Tkibuli
    • Tskaltubo
    • Zestaponi
    • Bagdati
    • Vani
    • Terjola
    • Samtredia
    • Khoni
  • Racha Lechkhumi Kvemo SvanetiConsists of historical provinces Racha, Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. Capital Ambrolauri.
  • Guria – former province Guria. Capital – Ozurgeti
    • Ozurgeti
    • Lanchkhuti
    • Chokhatauri
  • Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti – consists of provinces Samegrelo and upper Svaneti. Capital Zugdidi.
  • Achara autonomous republic – capital Batumi.
    • Batumi city
    • Kobuleti
    • Khelvachauri
    • Keda
    • Shuakhevi
    • Khulo
  • Abkhazia autonomous republic – occupied, Capital Sokhumi.
    • Sokhumi
    • Gali
    • Gagra
    • Gudauta
    • Gulripshi
    • Ochamchire

It is strongly recommended before visiting partly occupied districts to check out where is possible to go without risk. If you travel by your own, ask local authorities where is possible to go and where not. It is NOT recommended to visit fully occupied regions. Visiting those regions from Russian side is prohibited.