Alazan-Avtoran Plain

Alazan’-Avtoran Plain


the Alazan’-Agrichai plain, located along the southern foothills of the Greater Caucasus in Georgian SSR and Azerbaijan SSR and along the Alazan’ and Agrichai river valleys. The plain extends for 200–225 km, and its width varies from 20 to 40 km. Its altitude varies from 200 to 450 m. The greater part of its territory is characterized by lowland forests—primarily oak and alder—fields, gardens, and vineyards. Part of the Alazan’-Avtoran plain, located in Georgia, is called the Kakhetia plain. It is one of the main viticultural regions of Georgia.