Kaspi

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For other uses, see Victoria Kaspi (born 1967), an American/Canadian astrophysicist.
See Caspians for the ancient people.
Kaspi
კასპი
Flag of Kaspiკასპი
Flag
Official seal of Kaspiკასპი
Seal
Kaspiკასპი is located in Georgia (country)
Kaspiკასპი
Kaspi
კასპი
Location of kaspi in Georgia
Coordinates: 41°55′N 44°25′E / 41.917°N 44.417°E / 41.917; 44.417Coordinates: 41°55′N 44°25′E / 41.917°N 44.417°E / 41.917; 44.417
Country  Georgia
Government
 • district administration town sakrebulo
Highest elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Lowest elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 19,900
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)
Area code(s) +995 371
Website http://www.kaspi.org.ge

Kaspi (Georgian: კასპი) is a town in central Georgia on the Mtkvari River. It is a center of Kaspi district, one of the four districts in Shida Kartli region. Founded in the early Middle Ages, the town turned into possession of the Amilakhvari noble family in the 15th century. Kaspi officially acquired a town's status in 1959 and, as of 2005, had the population of 19,900.

The Kaspi cement plant is one of Georgia's largest industrial facilities and sources of air pollution.

During the Russia-Georgia war, the cement factory, as well as the railway bridge in the city were severely damaged by the Russian raids.

History[edit]

Kaspi is one of the oldest cities in Georgia. It is first mentioned in the 4th century of old age.[1] During this period, Kaspi was one of largest and important city of Iberian (old Georgian state) kingdom. Kaspi was the center of historical administration object "Kaspis Sasparsalaro". In the 8th century, the city was destroyed after a battle with Arabs. In the 20th century, the town again upgraded and developed.

Historical monuments[edit]

Economy[edit]

Industrial objects[edit]

  • ss kaspicementi
  • ss eurocement
  • ss kaspielektroaparati
  • ss naturalproducti
  • ss TNT

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References[edit]

Jaoshvili f., J. Gvasalia., Kse, vol. 5, p. 425, ed., 1980

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