Nestled at the foot of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, Lagodekhi (Georgian: ლაგოდეხი; Azerbaijani: Laqodex) lies in the heart of Georgian wine country. Lagodekhi is renowned for its natural beauty, nearby waterfalls and most notably the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve, established in 1912 and first noted by Polish botanist Ludwik Młokosiewicz for having a large variety of tree species. Three kilometers east of the town is the border crossing with Azerbaijan's Balakan Province. Lagodekhi is in the Kakheti district of Georgia.
Coordinates: 41°49′N 46°17′E / 41.817°N 46.283°E