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Chuburkhindji (Chuburkhinji; Georgian: ჭუბურხინჯი, Abkhazian: Хьацҳа or Ҷубурхьынџь) (known as Tzalamukhi [წალამუხი] until 1957) is a village in the Gali District of Abkhazia,[1] Georgia. As is the case in the rest of the district its population is almost exclusively Georgian.

The village is the place of regular quadripartite (Georgian-Abkhaz-CIS peacekeepers-UNOMIG) meetings known informally as the "Chuburkhinji sessions". The meetings have been suspended by the Abkhaz side since November 2006.

On 24 May 2012, a settlement was opened in Chuburkhinji for the families of Russian border guards.[2]

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  1. ^ Abkhazia is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Abkhazia and Georgia. The Republic of Abkhazia unilaterally declared independence on 23 July 1992, but Georgia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Abkhazia has received formal recognition as an independent state from 7 out of 193 United Nations member states, 2 of which have subsequently withdrawn their recognition.
  2. ^ "В селе Чубурхиндж Гальского района введен в эксплуатацию новый военный городок Погрануправления ФСБ России в Абхазии". Apsnypress. 24 May 2012. Archived from the original on 29 May 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012.

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Coordinates: 42°35′09″N 41°48′55″E / 42.58583°N 41.81528°E / 42.58583; 41.81528