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Ozurgeti ოზურგეთი is locatit in Georgia (country)
Ozurgeti ოზურგეთი
Location o Ozurgeti in Georgie
Coordinates: 41°56′0″N 41°59′0″E / 41.93333°N 41.98333°E / 41.93333; 41.98333
Kintra Georgie
 • Tot21,009
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgie Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5

Ozurgeti (Georgie: ოზურგეთი) is a toun an the regional admeenistrative centre o Wastren Georgie province o Gurie, umwhile Macharadze or Makharadze (namit in honor o Filipp Makaradze). Population o Ozurgeti: 21,009. The major pairt o a toun is locatit atween Natanebi an Bjuji rivers.

Ozurgeti ceety centre

Landmarks[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Soviet Neoclassical-style Ozurgeti Dramatic Theatre, the Ozurgeti History Museum, a pairk containin the ceety's newly-reconstructit kirk, an ane o the few remainin busts o Stalin in Georgie surroond a square in the ceety's soothwast. Thare is a plaza owerleukit bi a statue o a mermaid in the mercat destrict.

Honors[eedit | eedit soorce]

A minor planet 2139 Makharadze discovered in 1970 bi Soviet astronomer Tamara Mikhailovna Smirnova is namit after Makharadze ceety (twin ceety o Genichesk) in honor o the friendship o Georgie an Ukrainian fowks.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (5th ed.). New York: Springer Verlag. p. 173. ISBN 3-540-00238-3.