Geri, Georgia

Geri (Georgian: გერი; Ossetian: Джер) is a village in the Gori Municipality of Shida Kartli in central Georgia, and in the Tskhinvali District of South Ossetia,[1] that was possibly a birthplace of Zaza Jughashvili- great grandfather of Soviet Union's longest lasting dictator, Joseph Stalin.[2]

Geri
გერი  (Georgian)
Джер  (Ossetian)
Geri is located in South Ossetia
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Location of Geri in Georgia
Geri is located in Shida Kartli
Geri
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Geri (Shida Kartli)
Geri is located in Georgia
Geri
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Geri (Georgia)
Coordinates: 42°21′17″N 44°02′05″E / 42.35472°N 44.03472°E / 42.35472; 44.03472Coordinates: 42°21′17″N 44°02′05″E / 42.35472°N 44.03472°E / 42.35472; 44.03472
CountrySouth Ossetia (de facto)
Georgia (de jure)[1]
MkhareShida Kartli
Elevation
1,480 m (4,860 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total35
Time zoneUTC+3 (Moscow time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4 (Moscow summer time)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b South Ossetia's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is recognised by only a few other countries. The Georgian government and most of the world's other states consider South Ossetia de jure a part of Georgia's territory.
  2. ^ https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/197424921/zaza-jughashvili#source. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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