Sukhumi

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Sukhumi

სოხუმი, Аҟәа

Sokhumi, Akwa
Sokhumi Collage.jpg
Official seal of Sukhumi
Seal
Suchumi na mapě.svg
Coordinates: Coordinates: 43°00′12″N 41°00′55″E / 43.00333°N 41.01528°E / 43.00333; 41.01528
Country Georgia
Partially recognized country Abkhazia
Highest elevation
140 m (460 ft)
Lowest elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total62,914
Time zoneUTC+4 (MSK)
Area code(s)+7 840 22x-xx-xx

Sukhumi or Sokhumi (Georgian: სოხუმი) is the capital and largest city of the breakaway independent Republic of Abkhazia.

Sokhumi was a multi-ethnic city. The people were Georgians, Abkhazians (Apsuans), Russians, Turks, Armenians and Greeks during Soviet Rule. During the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict Georgians in Abkhazia were forced to leave. Most Greeks have also left.