Terjola

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Terjola
თერჯოლა
Terjola  თერჯოლა is located in Georgia (country)
Terjola  თერჯოლა
Terjola
თერჯოლა
Location of Terjola in Georgia
Coordinates: 42°10′41″N 42°58′48″E / 42.17806°N 42.98000°E / 42.17806; 42.98000Coordinates: 42°10′41″N 42°58′48″E / 42.17806°N 42.98000°E / 42.17806; 42.98000
Country  Georgia
Mkhare Imereti
Elevation 170 m (560 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 5,700
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)

Terjola (Georgian: თერჯოლა) is a town in Imereti, Georgia, serving as an administrative center of the homonymous district.

Terjola is situated in the Imereti Lowland in western Georgia, on the right bank of the Chkhara river. It lies on the Tbilisi-Zestaponi highway, 190 km northwest of Tbilisi and 14 km northwest of Zestaponi. Its population is 5,700.[1]

Terjola is first mentioned in the 17th-century sources. It acquired the status of a town in 1983.

There are a series of historical and cultural landmarks in the environs of Terjola such as the Skande fortress, the ruins of the Gogni fort and church, and the Chkhalti church complex with its numerous antiquities now displayed in the museums of Georgia.

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

List of cities and towns in Georgia (country)

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Georgian) Imereti: Passport. Government of Georgia. Retrieved on 2008-07-30.