Zemo Kartli

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Zemo Kartli

ზემო ქართლი
Haute Georgie (Upper Georgia)
Haute Georgie (Upper Georgia)

Zemo Kartli (Georgian: ზემო ქართლი; lit. Upper Kartli or Upper Iberia) is a historical region in south-western Georgia, comprising the lands in the upper basin of the Kura River (from origins of Kura River to Tashiskari) and Chorokhi River basin, making it subregion of greater Kartli. Until 16th century, Zemo Kartli included: Samtskhe, Javakheti, Erusheti, Artaani, Kola, Klarjeti, Shavsheti, Tao and Speri.[1]

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  1. ^ Koridze, Tamar (2012). Caucasus in georgian sources: Foreign States, Tribes, Historical Figures. Encyclopedical Dictionary. Favorite. p. 386. ISBN 978-9941-0-3946-1.