Chakva

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chakva

 

an urban-type settlement in Kobuleti Raion, Adzhar ASSR. Chakva is situated on the Black Sea coast and has a rail road station on the Samtredia-Batumi line. The settlement has three tea factories, a tea-pressing plant, and facilities for the production of fruit wines and citrus liqueurs. There are tea and citrus-fruit sovkhozes in Chakva, and the settlement has a branch of the All-Union Scientific Research Institute of Tea and Subtropical Crops. Chakva also has tourist facilities.

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