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All sources, even as primitive as guidebooks (Lonely Planet, Bradt) state that Kutaisi, though still Georgia's second largest city by number, lost it's place to Batumi ages ago. The main companies of soviet times are closed and the city is economically depressed far more then other Georgian cities (like Tbilisi, Batumi or Poti). This can be seen everywhere on the streets. And this was stated in Wikipedia, but got deleted. Only the ray of hope of a new investment by Egyptians was left. I know this article may be edited by some proud Kutaisians, but it is an encyclopedia and should tell the truth, it's nothing to be ashamed of, especially as the cities fortune is largely due to various outside powers. And anyone can use google to find pics of Kutaisi and will see the poor state of the city. So please return the Economy section. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 20:53, 30 November 2009 (UTC)
I can't find any evidence that there is a city called Monterey in France. Could Kutaisi's sister city of Monterey (added to the list by 220.127.116.11 on January 16) be some other Monterey (or Monterrey)? Can somebody clear this up? Whyaduck 06:04, 5 April 2007 (UTC)
- Gelsenkirchen (Germany) denies, that Kutaisi is a sister city (http://www.gelsenkirchen.de/leben_in_ge/pressestelle/partnerstaedte.asp). I think it's better to change this. --18.104.22.168 (talk) 08:53, 24 September 2008 (UTC)
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Flag of Kutaisi
I would be interested in learning more about the flag of Kutaisi depicted on this site. It looks like a close relative of the Georgian flag, which was itself adopted recently (2004). What is its history and connections to Kutaisi? GreenWillow1909 (talk) 13:03, 25 December 2008 (UTC)