Kintrishi Protected Landscape

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Kintrishi Protected Landscape
კინტრიშის დაცული ლანდშაფტი
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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 showing the location of Kintrishi Protected Landscape
Map showing the location of Kintrishi Protected Landscape
LocationKobuleti District, Adjara,  Georgia
Coordinates41°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
Area26.46 km2 (10.22 sq mi)
Established2007
Governing bodyAgency of Protected Areas
WebsiteKintrishi Protected Areas Administration

The Kintrishi Protected Landscape (Georgian: კინტრიშის დაცული ლანდშაფტი) is a protected landscape in Kobuleti District, Adjara, Western Georgia, located at the gorge of the Kintrishi River and was established in 2007.[1]

Kintrishi Protected Areas include Kintrishi Protected Landscape and Kintrishi Strict Nature Reserve which was first established in 1959.[2]

The Kintrishi Protected Areas were established to preserve unique flora and fauna and famous Colchian willow trees. Archeological excavations revealed pre-Christian monuments in this areas. [3]

View from Kintrishi Protected Area

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  1. ^ "Kintrishi in Georgia". protectedplanet.net.
  2. ^ "Kintrishi protected area - Agency of Protected Areas of Georgia". apa.gov.ge. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  3. ^ Kintrishi Support Programme for Protected Areas in the Caucasus - Georgia (SPPA-Georgia).