Mokvi

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Mokvi
Мықә, მოქვი
Village
Mokvi is located in Abkhazia
Mokvi
Mokvi
Location in Georgia
Mokvi is located in Georgia
Mokvi
Mokvi
Mokvi (Georgia)
Coordinates: 42°48′46″N 41°28′58″E / 42.81278°N 41.48278°E / 42.81278; 41.48278Coordinates: 42°48′46″N 41°28′58″E / 42.81278°N 41.48278°E / 42.81278; 41.48278
Country Georgia (Abkhazia[note 1])
District Ochamchire
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 939
Time zone MSK/GET (UTC+3/+4)

Mokvi (Abkhazian: Мықә; Georgian: მოქვი) is a village in Abkhazia,[note 1] Georgia. Located on the Mokvi river. Its elevation above sea level is around 130 m, the distance to Ochamchire is 17 km. As of 2011 the population was 939.[1] Mokvi is home to the Mokvi Cathedral built in 10th century by Abkhazian king Leon III.

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  1. ^ a b Abkhazia is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Abkhazia and the Republic of Georgia. The Republic of Abkhazia unilaterally declared independence on 23 July 1992, but Georgia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Abkhazia has received formal recognition as an independent state from 5 out of 193 United Nations member states.

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