Akhmeta Municipality

Akhmeta (Georgian: ახმეტის მუნიციპალიტეტი, Axmeṫis municiṗaliṫeṫi) is a Municipality of Georgia, in the region of Kakheti. Its main town is Akhmeta.

Akhmeta Municipality

ახმეტის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Akhmeta central square.JPG
Location of Akhmeta Municipality in Georgia
Location of Akhmeta Municipality in Georgia
Country Georgia
CapitalAkhmeta
Area
 • Total2,208 km2 (853 sq mi)
Population
 • Total41,641
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3
WebsiteOfficial site of Kakheti region

The Municipality borders Dusheti Municipality and Tianeti Municipality to the west, Chechnya to the north, Telavi Municipality and Dagestan to the east, and Sagarejo Municipality to the south.

Akhmeta Municipality includes the historic region of Tusheti.

PopulationEdit

The population of Akhmeta District is 41,641 (2002 census). 75.02% of them are Georgians, 16.64% Kists, 2,71% Ossetians, 0,4% Azerbaijani.[1]

Area: 2,208 km²

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Coordinates: 42°16′39″N 45°29′56″E / 42.2774°N 45.4988°E / 42.2774; 45.4988