Omalo

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Omalo
ომალო
Skyline of Omalo ომალო
Omalo ომალო is located in Georgia
Omalo ომალო
Omalo
ომალო
Location of Omalo in Georgia
Coordinates: 42°22′44″N 45°37′48″E / 42.37889°N 45.63000°E / 42.37889; 45.63000Coordinates: 42°22′44″N 45°37′48″E / 42.37889°N 45.63000°E / 42.37889; 45.63000
Country Georgia
MkhareKakheti
MunicipalityAkhmeta
Elevation
1,880 m (6,170 ft)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total37
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5

Omalo (Georgian: ომალო) is a principal village in the historical region of Tusheti, Georgia. Administratively, it is part of the Akhmeta District in Kakheti. It lies between the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and the Pirikita Range of Tusheti. Due to Omalo's high mountain location on the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and the absence of well-maintained roads, it is largely isolated from the rest of Georgia for most of the year. The only access road is through the Abano pass at 2,850 metres (9,350 ft) The fortress of Keselo is a landmark in Zemo (upper) Omalo, this place served as a refuge for locals in wartime.[2]

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  1. ^ "Population Census 2014". www.geostat.ge. National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Georgia". www.gotocaucasus.com. Retrieved 2017-07-28.

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