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.

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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