Chokhatauri


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Chokhatauri

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Chokhatauri Raion, Georgian SSR. Chokhatauri is situated on the Supsa River, which empties into the Black Sea. It is located on the Novorossiisk-Batumi highway, 20 km south of the Sadzhevakho railroad station on the Samtredia-Batumi line.

Chokhatauri has three tea factories, a winery, and a branch of the Kutaisi Automotive Plant. The city has a museum of local lore and a people’s amateur theater.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Eponymous neat-as-a-pin eatery in the remote west Georgian town of Chokhatauri, unfailingly open for business but alarmingly deserted save for its weary skeleton staff, serves as a deliberately unsubtle yet astutely precise metaphor for economic doldrums, an ineffective political process and the pitfalls of interior decorating.