Gardabani

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Gardabani
გარდაბანი
Town
Building of the Gardabani Municipality Self-Government
Building of the Gardabani Municipality Self-Government
Gardabani is located in Georgia (country)
Gardabani
Gardabani
Location of Gardabani in Georgia
Coordinates: 41°27′0″N 45°06′0″E / 41.45000°N 45.10000°E / 41.45000; 45.10000
Country  Georgia
Region Kvemo Kartli
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 10,753
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)

Gardabani (Georgian: გარდაბანი) is a town in the Georgian region of Kvemo Kartli, and the centre of the Gardabani Municipality, located 39 km south of Georgia's capital Tbilisi.

As of 2014, its population was 10,753.[1] Formerly known as Karaya it was renamed in Gardabani in 1947[2] and was given the status of a city in 1969.[citation needed] A Thermal Power Plant located in Gardabani currently provides the capital city of Tbilisi with most of its heat.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Population Census 2014". www.geostat.ge. National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  2. ^ საქართველოს სსრ უმაღლესი საბჭოს პრეზიდიუმის საინფორმაციო-სტატისტიკური განყოფილება, „საქართველოს სსრ ადმინისტრაციულ ტერიტორიული დაყოფა 1949 წლის 1 სექტემბრისათვის“, თბ., 1949. (in Georgian)
  3. ^ "Gardabani Thermal Power Plant Opened". Georgian Oil & Gas Corporation. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2017.