Bolnisi Municipality

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Bolnisi Municipality

ბოლნისისის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Flag of Bolnisi Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Bolnisi Municipality
Seal
Country Georgia
MkhareKvemo Kartli
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total53 590
Time zoneGeorgian Time

Bolnisi (Georgian: ბოლნისის მუნიციპალიტეტი) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Kvemo Kartli. Its main town is Bolnisi.

Geographical location[edit]

Bolnisi District is situated in the southwest of the country and shares a border with Armenia. The area of district is 804 km². The highest point is Lok mount, at 2124 m. above sea level.

Administrative division[edit]

Bolnisi district consists of 3 towns (Bolnisi, Kazreti and Tamarisi) and 45 villages. The largest village is Fakhralo.

Population[edit]

The population of the district was 76.7 thousand people[2] at the beginning of 2009 and has diminished 7% since the independence of Georgia. According to the 2002 census Azeris predominate at 66%. Georgians are 26.8% and Armenians 5.8%.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census 2014". www.geostat.ge. National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  2. ^ Population by municipalities in Georgia (in English) Archived November 13, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Summary of population census 2002 in Georgia (in Georgian language) Archived March 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 41°27′00″N 44°32′00″E / 41.4500°N 44.5333°E / 41.4500; 44.5333