Senaki

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Senaki
სენაკი
Senaki State Theater
Senaki State Theater
Senaki  სენაკი is located in Georgia (country)
Senaki  სენაკი
Senaki
სენაკი
Location of Senaki in Georgia
Coordinates: 42°16′8″N 42°4′045″E / 42.26889°N 42.07917°E / 42.26889; 42.07917
Country  Georgia
Mkhare Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)

Senaki (Georgian: სენაკი) is a town in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, western Georgia. It is located at around 42°16′8″N 42°4′45″E / 42.26889°N 42.07917°E / 42.26889; 42.07917Coordinates: 42°16′8″N 42°4′45″E / 42.26889°N 42.07917°E / 42.26889; 42.07917.

From 1935 to 1976 it was called Tskhakaya in honor of the Georgian Bolshevik revolutionary leader Mikhail Tskhakaya.[1]

The Second Brigade of the Georgian Army is stationed near Senaki. Senaki was the center of the Georgia military mutiny of 1998. The town was also the site of a battle during the 2008 South Ossetia war.

One of the important landmarks of the town is the State Theater built in Baroque Revival style.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rusistika. The Association. 1990. 
  2. ^ "Twin Cities". Rakvere. Retrieved 30 April 2014.