Adjara

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Autonomous Republic of Adjara

აჭარის ავტონომიური რესპუბლიკა
Flag of Adjara
Flag
Coat of arms of Adjara
Coat of arms
Adjara in Georgia
Adjara in Georgia
CapitalBatumi
41°39′N 42°0′E / 41.650°N 42.000°E / 41.650; 42.000
Government
LegislatureSupreme Council
Administrative republic
• Part of unified
Georgian Kingdom

9th century
• Conquered by
Ottoman Empire

1614
• Ceded to Russian Empire
1878
1921
• Independent but not recognized state

1991
• Administrative republic
of Georgia

2004
Area
• Total
2,880 km2 (1,110 sq mi)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2019 estimate
349,000[1]
• 2014 census
336,077
• Density
135.32/km2 (350.5/sq mi)
CurrencyGeorgian lari (GEL)
Time zoneUTC+4 (UTC)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+4 (not observed)

Adjara is a region of Georgia. Its official name is Autonomous Republic of Adjara. The capital city is Batumi, which is the 2nd largest city in Georgia.

The region is on the coast of the Black Sea near the foot of the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. About 350,000 people live there.

There are 5 municipalities plus the city of Batumi. The five municipalities are:

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