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სოხუმი, Аҟәа
Sokhumi, Akwa
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Official seal of Sukhumi
Suchumi na mapě.svg
Country  Georgia
Partially recognized country  Abkhazia
Highest elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Lowest elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 62,914
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Area code(s) +7 840 22x-xx-xx

Sukhumi or Sokhumi (Georgian: სოხუმი) is a city in Georgia. It is the capital city of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

Sokhumi was a multi-ethnic city. The people were Georgians, Abkhazians (Apsuans), Russians, Armenians and Greeks during Soviet Rule. During the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict Georgians in Abkhazia were forced to leave. Most Greeks have also left.

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