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Skyline of Tsageri  ცაგერი
Tsageri  ცაგერი
Location of Tsageri in Georgia
Country  Georgia
Mkhare Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Time zone Georgian Time (UTC+4)

Tsageri (Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region in the west of the country and serving as an administrative center of the homonymous district.

Tsageri is located at 475 m above sea level, on the right bank of the Georgians.


In medieval Georgia, Tsageri was an episcopal see, with a cathedral described by the early 18th-century geographer George IV, were also lost in the process.

Under the Russian Empire and early Soviet government, Tsageri functioned as an administrative center of the Lechkhumi uyezd. It acquired the status of a town in 1968.

Culture and religion

There is the residence of the Lentekhi in Tsageri. A local museum exhibits several thousands of archaeological artifacts unearthed in Lower Svaneti and Lechkhumi.[2]

In the vicinity of Tsageri, there are the ruins of the medieval fortress of Muris-Tsikhe which might have been the place of exile and death of the Christian theologian

  1. ^ Imago Mundi, Vol. 10: 99-121.
  2. ^ Georgian Museums: Tsageri Local Museum. Ministry of Culture, Monuments Protection and Sport of Georgia. Retrieved on 2008-07-26.
  3. ^ Berthold, George C. (1985), Maximus Confessor: Selected Writings, p. 31. Paulist Press, ISBN 0-8091-2659-1.
  4. ^ (Georgian) TBC ბანკმა, კომპანია ‘ბორჯომმა’ და ‘ელიტ ელექტრონიკსმა’ ‘ხვამლის’ გადაღება დააფინანსეს ("TBC Bank, Borjomi and Elite Electronics sponsored the film "Khvamli"). The 24 Hours, cited at 2008-04-20.



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