Kvareli

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Coordinates: 41°57′5″N 45°48′6″E / 41.95139°N 45.80167°E / 41.95139; 45.80167

Kvareli
ყვარელი
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Kvareliყვარელი is located in Georgia (country)
Kvareliყვარელი
Kvareli
ყვარელი
Coordinates: 41°57′5″N 45°48′6″E / 41.95139°N 45.80167°E / 41.95139; 45.80167
Country  Georgia
Region Kakheti
Area
 • Total 1,000,8 km2 (3,864 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 8,600
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)

Kvareli (Georgian: ყვარელი) is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Located in the Alazani Valley, near the foothills of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, it was the birthplace of Georgian author Ilia Chavchavadze, whose fortified house is preserved as a local museum.

The area is in the center of the Kakheti wine-producing region, and the town itself is known for its Kindzmarauli wine, a semisweet red variety.

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Wine[edit]

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Notable people[edit]

Notable people who are from or have resided in Kvareli: