Kobi (village)

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Kobi

Georgian: კობი
Village Kobi.jpg
Kobi is located in Georgia
Kobi
Kobi
Location of Kobi in Georgia
Kobi is located in Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Kobi
Kobi
Kobi (Mtskheta-Mtianeti)
Coordinates: 42°33′34″N 44°30′43″E / 42.55944°N 44.51194°E / 42.55944; 44.51194Coordinates: 42°33′34″N 44°30′43″E / 42.55944°N 44.51194°E / 42.55944; 44.51194
Country Georgia
MkhareMtskheta-Mtianeti
MunicipalityKazbegi
Elevation
1,970 m (6,460 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total3
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)

Kobi (Georgian: კობი, Ossetian: Къоб) is a village in the historical region of Khevi, Georgia. Administratively, it is part of the Kazbegi Municipality in Mtskheta-Mtianeti. It is a community center of Truso Valley villages. Distance to the municipality center Stepantsminda is 20 km.

Transportation[edit]

Village is located on Georgian Military Road.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kobi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −2.4
(27.7)
−2.2
(28.0)
1.8
(35.2)
7.7
(45.9)
13
(55)
16.4
(61.5)
19.1
(66.4)
19.1
(66.4)
15.6
(60.1)
10.8
(51.4)
3.8
(38.8)
−0.3
(31.5)
8.5
(47.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −7.1
(19.2)
−6.9
(19.6)
−2.9
(26.8)
2
(36)
7.1
(44.8)
10.2
(50.4)
12.8
(55.0)
12.7
(54.9)
9
(48)
5
(41)
−0.7
(30.7)
−4.7
(23.5)
3.0
(37.5)
Average low °C (°F) −11.8
(10.8)
−11.5
(11.3)
−7.5
(18.5)
−3.6
(25.5)
1.3
(34.3)
4
(39)
6.5
(43.7)
6.4
(43.5)
2.4
(36.3)
−0.7
(30.7)
−5.1
(22.8)
−9.1
(15.6)
−2.4
(27.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 34
(1.3)
40
(1.6)
65
(2.6)
102
(4.0)
143
(5.6)
132
(5.2)
122
(4.8)
138
(5.4)
81
(3.2)
68
(2.7)
62
(2.4)
39
(1.5)
1,026
(40.3)
Source: [2]

Notable people[edit]

Kobi is a birthplace of Vaso Abaev, a well known Soviet Iranist of Ossetian descent.

Sources[edit]

  • Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia, V. 5, p. 566, Tbilisi, 1980 year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census 2014". www.geostat.ge. National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Kobi climate - Climate-Data.org". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 8 August 2019.