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Administrative divisions of Georgia (country)

Autonomous Republics, Regions, Municipalities
Category Unitary state
Location Georgia
Number 9 Regions
2 Autonomous Republics
76 Municipalities
Populations (Regions only):51,000 (Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti) – 511,300 (Kvemo Kartli)
Areas (Regions only):785 square miles (2,030 km2) (Guria) - 4,393 square miles (11,380 km2) (Kakheti)
Government Municipal bodies, Autonomous Republican government, National government
Regions of Georgia
Map ref. Region Capital
1 Abkhazia Sukhumi (Sokhumi)
2 Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Zugdidi
3 Guria Ozurgeti
4 Adjara Batumi
5 Racha-Lechkhumi
and Kvemo Svaneti
6 Imereti Kutaisi
7 Samtskhe-Javakheti Akhaltsikhe
8 Shida Kartli Gori
9 Mtskheta-Mtianeti Mtskheta
10 Kvemo Kartli Rustavi
11 Kakheti Telavi
12 Tbilisi Tbilisi
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of

The subdivisions of municipalities (მუნიციპალიტეტი, munits'ipaliteti).

Georgia a

See also

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "ტერიტორიული მოწყობა და მმართველობა [Territorial Structure and Government]". Administration of the President of Georgia. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b ადგილობრივი თვითმმართველობის კოდექსი [Code of Local Self-Government], Organic law No. 1958-IIს of 5 February 2014 (in Georgian). Retrieved on 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Registry of Municipalities". National Agency of Public Regitry. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 


According to the Georgian law, a municipality is a settlement or a group of settlement with defined borders and self-government.[2] There are two types of municipalities—self-governing cities, 12 in total, and self-governing communities, 64 in total. The current municipalities were established from 2006 to 2014. Most of the municipalities recapitulate the boundaries and names of earlier subdivisions, known as raioni (district).[1][3]

Municipalities and regions of Georgia


Regions (mkare) were established by Prime Minister, the State Commissioner (სახელმწიფო რწმუნებული), informally known as "governor" (გუბერნატორი).[1]


The laws of Georgia include a notion that the final subdivision and system of local self-government should be established after the restoration of the state's sovereignty in the occupied territories.[1][2]

). raion South Ossetia's secessionist government divides the entity's territory into four districts ([1] South Ossetia enjoyed the status of an

South Ossetia

As a result of the military conflicts in Azhara.[1] Abkhazia's secessionist government divides the entity's territory into seven districts (raion).


  1. The self-governing city of Batumi, which is the entity's capital;
  2. The self-governing community of Keda;
  3. The self-governing community of Kobuleti;
  4. The self-governing community of Khelvachauri;
  5. The self-governing community of Shuakhevi;
  6. The self-governing community of Khulo.

Adjara is subdivided into 6 municipalities:


[1] The two

Autonomous republics


  • Autonomous republics 1
    • Adjara 1.1
    • Abkhazia 1.2
    • South Ossetia 1.3
  • Regions 2
  • Municipalities 3
  • References 4
  • See also 5

The territory of Georgia is currently subdivided into a total of 76 municipalities—12 cities (ქალაქი, k'alak'i), including the nation's capital of Tbilisi, and 64 communities (თემი, t'emi). The municipalities outside the two autonomous republics and Tbilisi are grouped, on a provisional basis, into nine regions (mkhare): Guria, Imereti, Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, and Shida Kartli. Tbilisi itself is divided into ten districts (რაიონი, raioni).[1]


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