Kintrishi Protected Landscape

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Kintrishi Protected Landscape
კინტრიშის დაცული ლანდშაფტი
Georgia River Kintrishi Old Bridge.jpg
An arched 12th-century bridge over the Kintrishi
Map showing the location of Kintrishi Protected Landscape
Map showing the location of Kintrishi Protected Landscape
Map of Adjara
Location Kobuleti District, Adjara, Georgia
Coordinates 41°40′55″N 42°02′20″E / 41.682°N 42.039°E / 41.682; 42.039Coordinates: 41°40′55″N 42°02′20″E / 41.682°N 42.039°E / 41.682; 42.039[1]
Area 18,893 ha (46,690 acres)
Established 1959

The Kintrishi Protected Landscape (Georgian: კინტრიშის დაცული ლანდშაფტი) is a protected landscape in Kobuleti District, Adjara, Georgia, located at the gorge of the Kintrishi River[2] and was established in 1959 to preserve its unique flora and fauna and famous Colchian willow trees.[3] Archeological excavations revealed even older pre-Christian monuments in the areas.

The Kintrishi State Nature Reserve covers 18,893 hectares (46,690 acres).[3]

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  1. ^ "Kintrishi Nature Reserve". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ Kintrishi, Nature Monuments Website.
  3. ^ a b Kintrishi Protected Areas is preparing for visitors, Georgian Daily Independent Voice.