Dusheti


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Dusheti

 

a town and me administrative center of Dusheti Raion, Georgian SSR. Dusheti is located 33 km north of the Mtskheta station on the Tbilisi-Khashuri railway line and 7 km from the Georgian Military Road. Population, 5,000 (1970). The town has a vegetable-oil extraction plant and a cannery and is noted for the production of carpets and ceramics. There is a veterinary technicum and a museum of local lore. Dusheti is first mentioned in sources in 1215; it has been a town since 1801.

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The damage is the biggest in the Dusheti district, northwest of Tbilisi, and the Gurdzhani, Lagodekhi and Akhmeti districts, east of the capital city.
Some opposition parties have regional strongholds that can change this up a bit, for example the Labor party in Dusheti and the Republicans in Achara, but this strength has not translated into large numbers of actual seats in local sakrebulos.