Kazbegi Municipality

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Kazbegi Municipality
ყაზბეგის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Kazbegi Municipality
Kazbegi Municipality
Flag of Kazbegi Municipality
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Official seal of Kazbegi Municipality
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Country  Georgia
Mkhare Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Area
 • Total 1,081.7 km2 (417.6 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 3 795
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)

Kazbegi (Georgian: ყაზბეგის მუნიციპალიტეტი) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Mtskheta-Mtianeti. According to the 2014 Census a population of the district compose 3,795 inhabitants.[1] Area of the district is 1,081.7 km². The main settlement is Stepantsminda, accounting for about half of the total population.

Kazbegi Municipality is situated in the upper valley of the Terek River, which goes on to traverse the Georgia–Russia border to the north and eventually drains into the Caspian Sea in Dagestan, Russian Federation. By the conventional definition of the Europe-Asia boundary as following the watershed of the Caucasus, this places Kazbegi Municipality geographically in Europe, thus making Georgia a transcontinental country.

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  1. ^ a b "Population Census 2014". www.geostat.ge. National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 

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Coordinates: 42°39′27″N 44°38′43″E / 42.65750°N 44.64528°E / 42.65750; 44.64528