Oni Municipality

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Oni Municipality
ონის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Oni Municipality
Oni Municipality
Flag of Oni Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Oni Municipality
Seal
Country  Georgia
Mkhare Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
Area
 • Total 1,712 km2 (661 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 6 130
Time zone UTC+4 (Georgian Time)

Oni (Georgian: ონის მუნიციპალიტეტი) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti. Its main town is Oni.

History[edit]

Until 1917, the actual Oni municipality was a part of the Racha uyezd in the Kutaisi Governorate, from 1917 to 1928 it was a part of Racha uyezd, from 1929, it was a part of Racha-Lechkhumi uyezd and from 1930, it became an independent rayon. In 1963-1964, it was a part of Ambrolauri Municipality. And became in 1965, an independent rayon. In 1991, it was unified with a part of Java Municipality but this part is actually occupied by separatists.

Demographic[edit]

Population evolution[edit]

Year Population
1989 12 318
2002 9 182 Decrease
2014 6 130 Decrease

Ethnic Groups[edit]

98% of the population is Georgian, 1,5% is Ossetian, 0,2% is Russian, 0,1% is Azerbaijani and 0,1% is Armenian.

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Coordinates: 42°35′00″N 43°27′00″E / 42.5833°N 43.4500°E / 42.5833; 43.4500