Svaneti


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Svaneti

 

a mountain range in the Georgian SSR, between the upper reaches of the Inguri and Tskhenistskali rivers. The Svaneti Range is 85 km long and reaches an elevation of 4,008 m, at Mount Laila. It is composed of clay shales and partially of quartzites. There are glaciers on the crest. Alpine and montane meadows cover the slopes; there are beech and dark coniferous forests at lower elevations.

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The biggest hydro-power plant in the course of independent Georgia will be built on Enguri River in the northwestern province of Svaneti, generating 1.
Beginning with Dinola , a Grimstad Short Film Nominee written and directed by Mariam Khatchvani, we're given a glimpse into life in the harsh mountainous countryside of Svaneti, where tradition dictates that -- after the death of her husband -- our protagonist must leave her child and marry the first man who offers his hand.
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Ushguli Village in Svaneti (located at 2 300 m above sea level, this is the highest settlement in Europe).
Once known for frontier lawlessness, the Svaneti region is now becoming an eco-tourist destination.
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Osgood Field, visited the then remote region of Svaneti in 1929.
Armed with a popular mandate to do whatever needed to be done to get Georgia back on track again, the National Movement protagonists wildly jumped from issue to burning issue in perpetual crisis mode with no regard to established structures or legal constraints, adulated by Georgians and cheered along by the West as they fired the entire traffic police overnight one day and took out bandits in Svaneti in a televised shootout the next.
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The Korea Water Resources Corporation (K Water) and Georgian Partnership Fund (PF) are speeding up support for developing the energy sector in Georgia and financing the construction of Nenskra Hydro-electric Power Plant (HPP) in Svaneti, the northern part of the country.
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