Gori Municipality

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Gori Municipality

გორის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Gori Fortress
Flag of Gori Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Gori Municipality
Seal
Location of Gori Municipality in Georgia
Location of Gori Municipality in Georgia
Country Georgia
RegionShida Kartli
CapitalGori
various1 town, 115 villages
Area
 • Total1,352 km2 (522 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total125,692
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4
WebsiteOfficial site of shida kartli region

Gori (Georgian: გორის მუნიციპალიტეტი, Goris municiṗaliṫeṫi) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Shida Kartli. After abolishment of former South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, the Gori District included the territory of former Tskhinvali District. Some northern territories of the district are part of a self-proclaimed republic of South Ossetia and have not been under control of the Georgian government since 1992.

Politics[edit]

Gori Municipal Assembly (Georgian: გორის საკრებულო) is a representative body in Gori Municipality. currently consisting of 40 members. The council is assembles into session regularly, to consider subject matters such as code changes, utilities, taxes, city budget, oversight of city government and more. Gori sakrebulo is elected every four year. The last election was held in October 2017.[1]

Party Seats Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 32                                                              
  UNM 3                                                              
  European Georgia 2                                                                
  Alliance of Patriots 1                                                                
  Development Movement 1                                                                
  Independent 1                                                                

Administrative divisions[edit]

Gori municipality (those parts under de facto Georgian jurisdiction) is divided into 1 city (ქალაქი), 23 communities (თემი), and 115 villages (სოფელი).

Cities[edit]

Communities[edit]

  • Ateni
  • Akhalubani
  • Berbuki
  • Boshuri
  • Dici
  • Variani
  • Zeghduleti
  • Karaleti
  • Mereti
  • Mejvriskhevi
  • Mghebriani
  • Nikozi
  • Saqavre
  • Skra
  • Tiniskhidi
  • Tirdznisi
  • Tqviavi
  • Kvakhvreli
  • Shavshvebi
  • Shindisi
  • Dzevera
  • Khidistavi

Villages[edit]

  • Ateni
  • Tsedisi
  • Bnavisi
  • Olozi
  • Ghvarebi
  • Akhalubani
  • Kveshi
  • Akhrisi
  • Adzvi
  • Mumlaant Kari
  • Jariasheni
  • Tsitsagiaant Kari
  • Kvemo Artsevi
  • Berbuki

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°58′00″N 44°06′00″E / 41.9667°N 44.1000°E / 41.9667; 44.1000