Kvemo Kartli

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Kvemo Kartli
ქვემო ქართლი
Mkhare (region)
Location of Kvemo Kartli
Country  Georgia
Seat Rustavi
Subdivisions 1 city, 6 municipalities
 • Total 6,528 km2 (2,520 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 511,300[1]
ISO 3166 code GE-KK

Kvemo Kartli (Lower Kartli, Georgian: ქვემო ქართლი, Azerbaijani: Aşağı Kartli) is a historic province and current administrative region (Mkhare) in southeastern Georgia. The city of Rustavi is a regional capital. The population is mixed between Azerbaijanis (45.1%), Georgians (44.7%), Armenians, Pontic Greeks and Caucasus Greeks, Russians and others.[2] The current governor is Paata Khizanashvili [1]
The region comprises one city, Rustavi, and six municipalities:

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  1. ^ National Statistics Office of Georgia: Number of Population is Increasing. Published on 31 May 2012
  2. ^ National Statistics Office of Georgia: General Population Census of 2002. Ethnic Groups by Major Administrative-Territorial Units

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Coordinates: 41°31′N 44°31′E / 41.517°N 44.517°E / 41.517; 44.517