Abano Pass

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Abano Pass
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Abano Pass
Elevation2,826 m (9,272 ft)
LocationKakhetiTusheti border
RangeCentral Part of the Great Caucasus Mountains
Coordinates42°16′41.1780″N 45°30′31.0788″E / 42.278105000°N 45.508633000°E / 42.278105000; 45.508633000Coordinates: 42°16′41.1780″N 45°30′31.0788″E / 42.278105000°N 45.508633000°E / 42.278105000; 45.508633000
Abano Pass is located in Caucasus mountains
Abano Pass
Location in the Caucasus
Abano Pass is located in Georgia
Abano Pass
Location in Georgia, on the border of the Kakheti and Tusheti regions

Abano Pass (Georgian: აბანოს უღელტეხილი) is a mountain pass located in Georgia. At 2,826 metres (9,272 ft), it is one of the highest drivable mountain passes in the Caucasus.


It is located in the Central Part of the Great Caucasus Mountains and connects two regions of Georgia: Kakheti to the south and Tusheti to the north.


Due to high altitude and snowy winters the pass is closed from mid-October till mid-April (depending on snow amount and road conditions)[citation needed]. The damaged road surface allows only 4x4 cars to go through.

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