Shida Kartli

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Shida Kartli

შიდა ქართლი
Overlapping borders of Shida Kartli region and South Ossetia
Overlapping borders of Shida Kartli region and South Ossetia
Country Georgia
SeatGori[1]
Area
 • Total5,729 km2 (2,212 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total264,633[a]; (est. 300,382)
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
ISO 3166 codeGE-SK
^a Without Russian occupied part of Shida Kartli.

Shida Kartli is a region in Georgia. The capital city is Gori. Part of the region is under South Ossetian control.

It is in a lowland between the Greater and Lesser Caucasus. The Ksani River is in the east.

Shida Kartli is divided into the city of Gori, and 6 municipalities. The municipalities are:

References[change | change source]

  1. "City Gori". shidakartli.gov.ge. Government of Georgia. Retrieved 8 March 2018.


Coordinates: 42°11′N 44°00′E / 42.183°N 44.000°E / 42.183; 44.000