Tetritsqaro

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Coordinates: 41°33′N 44°28′E / 41.55°N 44.47°E / 41.55; 44.47

The flag of the town

Tetritskaro or Tetritsqaro (Georgian: თეთრიწყარო) is a town in Kvemo Kartli in southern Georgia.

History[edit]

Originally called Agbulakhi, its name was of Azerbaijani origin and literally meant white spring.[1] In 1940, the name was changed to Tetri-Tskaro, which, in Georgian, also means white spring.[1] Town status was granted to it in 1966.[1]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pospelov, p. 23

Sources[edit]

  • Е. М. Поспелов (Ye. M. Pospelov). "Имена городов: вчера и сегодня (1917–1992). Топонимический словарь." (City Names: Yesterday and Today (1917–1992). Toponymic Dictionary." Москва, "Русские словари", 1993.