|various||1 town, 71 villages|
|• Total||802 km2 (310 sq mi)|
|• Density||55/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Website||Official site of shida kartli region|
The district occupies Shida Kartli plain, stretching on the both sides of Kura River - bordering southern parts of Greater Caucasus to the North and Trialeti Range to the South. Bigger rivers crossing the District are Kura and Ksani.
District population is 43,771, population density is 55 per km² (2014). There are 71 villages and 1 town in the District.
District economy is focused on agriculture, there are a few manufactures producing building materials and wine/spirits.
Materials recovered from these excavations can be related to remains from the metal-working Late Chalcolithic site of Leilatepe on the Karabakh steppe. Also, at Soyuqbulaq, Agstafa, there are similar kurgans.
- Narimanov et al. 2007
- Glonti and Dzavakhishvili 1987
- Origin of Early Transcaucasian Culture. Dienekes' Anthropology blog
- Districts of Georgia, Statoids.com