Martvili Municipality

Martvili (Georgian: მარტვილის მუნიციპალიტეტი) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Martvili. Martvili Municipality is located in the north-eastern part of western Georgia. It is bordered by Lentekhi in the north, Khoni and Tsageri in the east, Abasha in the south, Senaki and Chkhorotsku in the west. The southern part of the Martvili area is occupied by a lowland that rises from southwest to northeast from 60 to 170 meters. The highest place, the headwaters of Tekhuri is located at 3003 meters above sea level. To the south-west of the municipality is the Askha Mountain Range, which is rich in karst caves, waterfalls, mineral deposits and limestone. The mountains of Lebarde, Chekola and Dviri are rich in healing mineral waters.

Martvili Municipality
Martvili monastery
Flag of Martvili Municipality
Official seal of Martvili Municipality
Location of the municipality within Georgia
Location of the municipality within Georgia
Country GEO
RegionSamegrelo
Administrative centreMartvili
Government
 • BodyMartvili Municipal Assembly
 • MayorAlexander Grigalava [1]
Area
 • Total8,806 km2 (3,400 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total33,463
 • Density380/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Population by ethnicity[2]
 • Georgians99,8  %
 • Russians0,1 %
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Standard Time)
Websitehttp://www.martvili.ge/index.php
Bandza Synagogue

PoliticsEdit

Martvili Municipal Assembly (Georgian: მარტვილის საკრებულო) is a representative body in Martvili Municipality. currently consisting of 37 members. The council is assembles into session regularly, to consider subject matters such as code changes, utilities, taxes, city budget, oversight of city government and more. Martvili sakrebulo is elected every four year. The last election was held in October 2021. [3]

Party Seats (33) Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 15                            
  UNM 8                              
  For Georgia 5                              
  European Socialists 4                      
  European Georgia 1                              

Municipal Assembly 2017-2021Edit

Party Seats (37) Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 19                                    
  UNM 10                                      
  European Georgia 4                                      
  Alliance of Patriots 3                                      
  “Zviadis gza” 1                                      

Administrative divisionsEdit

Mart'vili municipality is divided into one city (ქალაქი, kalaki), and 20 villages (სოფელი, sopeli):[4]

CitiesEdit

VillagesEdit

  • Didi Ch'q'oni
  • Salkhino
  • Nagvazao
  • Vedidk'ari
  • Abedati
  • Bandza
  • Gach'edili
  • Tamak'oni
  • Lekhaindrao
  • Kurzu
  • T'aleri
  • Khunts'i
  • Sergieti
  • K'its'i
  • Inchkhuri
  • Nakhunao
  • Gurdzemi
  • Onoghia
  • Najakhao
  • Doshaq'e


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Მერი".
  2. ^ http://pop-stat.mashke.org/georgia-ethnic-loc2014.htm
  3. ^ https://cesko.ge/res/docs/2021sakrebuloswevraddameradarcheulipirebi.pdf
  4. ^ "Martvili Municipality".

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 42°25′N 42°22′E / 42.417°N 42.367°E / 42.417; 42.367