Mtskheta-Mtianeti

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Mtskheta-Mtianeti
მცხეთა-მთიანეთი
Mkhare (region)
The overlapping borders of the de jure Mtskheta-Mtianeti region and the de facto Republic of South Ossetia
The overlapping borders of the de jure Mtskheta-Mtianeti region and the de facto Republic of South Ossetia
Country  Georgia
Seat Mtskheta
Subdivisions 5 Municipalities
Government
 • Governor Gocha Zeikidze
Area
 • Total 6,786 km2 (2,620 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 94,370
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GE-MM
Website Official Site

Mtskheta-Mtianeti (Georgian: მცხეთა-მთიანეთი) is a region (Mkhare) in eastern Georgia comprising the town of Mtskheta, which serves as a regional capital, together with its district and the adjoining mountainous areas.The western part is controlled by the breakaway Republic of South Ossetia since 1992 and the independence of Georgia.
The region comprises five municipalities:

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Coordinates: 42°17′N 44°45′E / 42.283°N 44.750°E / 42.283; 44.750