Gulripshi

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Gulripshi

გულრიფში, Гәылрыҧшь
Urban Type Settlement
Gulripshi is located in Gulripshi District
Gulripshi
Gulripshi
Gulripshi is located in Abkhazia
Gulripshi
Gulripshi
Gulripshi is located in Georgia
Gulripshi
Gulripshi
Coordinates: 42°55′53″N 41°06′22″E / 42.931418°N 41.106128°E / 42.931418; 41.106128Coordinates: 42°55′53″N 41°06′22″E / 42.931418°N 41.106128°E / 42.931418; 41.106128
CountryAbkhazia (de facto)
Georgia (de jure)
DistrictGulripshi District
Population
(2011)
 • Total3,910[1]

Gulripshi (Georgian: გულრიფში, [gulripʰʃi] (About this soundlisten); Abkhazian: Гәылрыҧшь, Gwylryphsh; Russian: Гульрыпш, Gulrypsh) is an urban settlement in Abkhazia.[Note 1] It is located 12 km from Sukhumi, and is the capital of Gulripshi district.

Nikolay Smetskoy built three sanatoria in Gulripsh between 1902 and 1913 for patients with pulmonary diseases and founded several parks with subtropical plants.[2] After the Russian Revolution the sanatoria were nationalised.

Climate[edit]

Gulripshi has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen: Cfa).

Climate data for Gulripshi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.7
(42.3)
6.3
(43.3)
9.3
(48.7)
12.6
(54.7)
17.1
(62.8)
20.7
(69.3)
23.4
(74.1)
23.9
(75.0)
20.6
(69.1)
16.7
(62.1)
11.9
(53.4)
8.2
(46.8)
14.7
(58.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 126
(5.0)
107
(4.2)
118
(4.6)
124
(4.9)
97
(3.8)
122
(4.8)
117
(4.6)
132
(5.2)
136
(5.4)
137
(5.4)
140
(5.5)
151
(5.9)
1,507
(59.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]
Smetskoy's sanatorium (postcard)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abkhazia is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Abkhazia and the Republic of 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formal recognition as an independent state from 7 out of 193 United Nations member states, 2 of which have subsequently withdrawn their recognition.
  1. ^ http://www.ethno-kavkaz.narod.ru/gulripsh11.html (in Russian)
  2. ^ "Наше Наследие" № 63-64 2002. Творец зеленой Третьяковки (in Russian)
  3. ^ "Climate: Gulripshi". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 7 April 2014.