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Khashuri Municipality

ხაშურის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Municipality
Surami Fortress
Surami Fortress
Flag of Khashuri Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Khashuri Municipality
Seal
Location of Khashuri Municipality in Georgia
Location of Khashuri Municipality in Georgia
Country  Georgia
Region Shida Kartli
Capital Khashuri
various 1 city, 1 town, 70 villages
Area
 • Total 582 km2 (225 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 52,603
 • Density 90.38/km2 (234.09/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+4
Tsromi church of amagleba (1)
Tsromi church of amagleba

Khashuri Municipality (Georgian: ხაშურის მუნიციპალიტეტი) is a municipality of Georgia, in the region of Shida Kartli. Khashuri municipality is located at 690 meters above sea level. It is bordered on the east and north by Kareli Municipality, on the north by Sachkhere Municipality, on the south and west by Borjomi Municipality, and on the west by Kharagauli Municipality. Area of Khashuri municipality is 585.2 km2 . The total length of the boundaries of the municipality is 118 kilometers. Distance from the capital to Khashuri is 120 km, and from the regional center is 47 km. Khashuri Municipality also has a favorable strategic location, as it is located at the crossroads of Eastern, Western and Southern Georgia.

The municipality has a moderately humid subtropical climate. Knows moderately cold winters and warm summers. The main rivers are the Mtkvari and Suramula, which cross the municipality. Vegetation is varied from steppe to subalpine.

The industrial enterprises of the municipality are mainly concentrated in the city of Khashuri. The main fields of agriculture are: farming, viticulture, cattle breeding. The business sector in Khashuri Municipality is mainly represented by construction organizations, industrial organizations and large farming organizations. There are 32 state and 2 non-state general education schools in the municipality, there are libraries, a puppet theater and 3 museums.

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