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Kakheti
კახეთი
Mkhare (region)
Kakheti in Georgia (Georgian view).svg
Country  Georgia
Area
 • Total 11,311 km2 (4,367 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 319,144
 • Density 28.2154/km2 (73.077/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GE-KA

Kakheti is a region in Georgia. The capital city is Telavi. It include the Tsiv-Gombori mountain range and Alazani River.

The Georgian David Gareja monastery complex is partly in this province. There is a border dispute between Georgian and Azerbaijani authorities. Popular tourist attractions in Kakheti include Tusheti, Gremi, Signagi, Kvetra, Bodbe, Lagodekhi Protected Areas and Alaverdi Monastery.

Subdivision

Alaverdi (4)
Alaverdi Monastery

The Kakheti region is divided into eight municipalities:

Municipalities of Kakheti Region
Name Area Population
Telavi Municipality 1,094 km2 58,350
Akhmeta Municipality 2,248 km2 31,461
Gurjaani Municipality 849 km2 54,337
Qvareli Municipality 1,000 km2 29,827
Dedoplistsqaro Municipality 2,531 km2 21,221
Lagodekhi Municipality 890 km2 41,678
Sagarejo Municipality 1,515 km2 51,761
Signagi Municipality 1,251 km2 29,948


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