Labra (village)

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Labra (Georgian: ლაბრა ; Abkhaz: Лабра; Armenian: Լաբրա) is a village located south of Sukhumi, Abkhazia,[1] Georgia in the Ochamchira district and populated predominantly by ethnic Armenians who founded the village in 1890 after emigration from Ordu.[2]

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia, Labra was destroyed during the War in Abkhazia (1992–1993).[3]

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  1. ^ Abkhazia's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is recognised by only a few other countries. The Georgian government and most of the world's other states consider Abkhazia de jure a part of Georgia's territory. In Georgia's official subdivision it is an autonomous republic, whose government sits in exile in Tbilisi.
  2. ^ Abkhazia Armenians: Holding a home in an unstable territory, AGBU, 1 November 2004
  3. ^ Roots of the 1992-1993 Georgian-Abkhaz Armed Conflict Moscow Defence Brief, Alexander STUDENIKIN, Press Secretary, The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Abkhazia

Coordinates: 42°48′40″N 41°23′46″E / 42.811°N 41.396°E / 42.811; 41.396