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The village is partly mountainous. The Chanistskali River flows through the village.
In the village there are three schools, a kindergarten, ambulance, police, and a few shops. During the Soviet period a newspaper in the Megrelian language called "narazenish chai" was published in the village.
The village was on the transit route in the Silk Road period.
Presently, the head of the village is Zamir Janjgava (2009-).