|Subdivisions||1 city, 7 municipalities|
|• Governor||Zaza Gorozia|
|• Total||7,440 km2 (2,870 sq mi)|
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||GE-SZ|
high · 5th
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti (Georgian: სამეგრელო-ზემო სვანეთი) is a region (Mkhare) in western Georgia which includes the historical Georgian provinces of Samegrelo (Mingrelia) and Zemo Svaneti (i.e., Upper Svaneti) and has Zugdidi as its capital.
|City of Poti|
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti is traversed by two sections of the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.
Georgian is spoke by the entire population of the region and by the ethnic minorities like Russians and others. Mingrelian is a Kartvelian language spoke by the Mingrels, a sub-group of Georgian people and native to Mingrelia. Svan is also a Kartvelian language, spoke by the Svans, a sub-group of Georgian people and native to Svaneti.
The area of the region is 7441 km.sq, the population is 330000. The administrative center is Zugdidi. In the region, there are 500 populated areas, including :
- Eight cities : Abasha, Khobi, Martvili, Poti, Jvari, Zugdidi, Senaki
- Two dabas : Mestia, Chkhorotsku
- Villages : 491
- "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
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