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Title: Ninotsminda  
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Subject: Javakheti, List of renamed cities in Georgia, Doukhobor, Transport in Georgia (country), Jvari (town)
Collection: Cities and Towns in Samtskhe-Javakheti
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Around Ninotsminda
Around Ninotsminda
Location of Ninotsminda in Georgia
Country  Georgia (country)
Mkhare Samtskhe-Javakheti
Population (2002)
 • Total 34,305
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)

Ninotsminda (Samtskhe-Javakheti. The rayon has a population of 34,305 according to 2002 Census. The vast majority of the population are Armenians.


  • History 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Famous people 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


During the Ottoman rule, this was a sanjak of Çıldır Eyaleti, called Altunkale, which means "Golden Castle" in Turkish.

Before 1991, the town of Ninotsminda was called Bogdanovka (Pelly, Saskatchewan.[4]


Armenian school in Ninotsminda

The Georgian census of 2002 counted 34,305 residents in Ninotsminda, of which 32,857 (95.8%) were

  • Ninotsminda District
  • Kalmakoff, Jonathan J. The Doukhobor Gazetteer

External links

  1. ^ Hedwig Lohm, "Dukhobors in Georgia: A Study of the Issue of Land Ownership and Inter-Ethnic Relations in Ninotsminda rayon (Samtskhe-Javakheti)". November 2006. Available in English and Russian
  2. ^ [2] (Doukhobor Genealogy Website)
  3. ^ Bogdanovka, Langham District, SK (Doukhobor Genealogy Website)
  4. ^ Bogdanovka, Pelly District, SK (Doukhobor Genealogy Website)
  5. ^ "Ethnic groups by major administrative-territorial units" (PDF). National Statistics Office of Georgia. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  6. ^ Statistics Georgia
  7. ^ 17 марта 2006 г. Брянская область готовится принять партию русских духоборов с Кавказа \\ Патриархия.ru/АНН
  8. ^ Духоборы из Малого Снежетка. Первые переселенцы обустраиваются на новом месте. Евгений Писарев, Тамбовская область \\ "Российская газета" - Черноземье №4568 от 22 января 2008 г.
  9. ^ Джавахетские проблемы Грузии. России ахалкалакцы здесь больше не нужны? 18.06.2006. России ахалкалакцы здесь больше не нужны? Иракли Чихладзе, "Солидарность" выпуск №2


Famous people


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