Mtskheta-Mtianeti

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Mtskheta-Mtianeti
მცხეთა-მთიანეთი
Mkhare (region)
The overlapping borders of the de jure Mtskheta-Mtianeti region and the de facto Republic of South Ossetia
Country  Georgia
Seat Mtskheta
Subdivisions 5 Municipalities
Government
 • Governor Tsezar Chocheli
Area
 • Total 6,785 km2 (2,620 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 125,000
 • Density 18/km2 (48/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GE-MM
Website Official Site

Mtskheta-Mtianeti (Georgian: მცხეთა-მთიანეთი) is a region (Mkhare) in eastern Georgia comprising the town of Mtskheta, which serves as a regional capital, together with its district and the adjoining mountainous areas.The western part is controlled by the breakaway Republic of South Ossetia since 1992 and the independence of Georgia.
The region comprises five municipalities:

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Coordinates: 42°17′N 44°45′E / 42.283°N 44.750°E / 42.283; 44.750