Shovi


Also found in: Wikipedia.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shovi

 

a balneological and climatic health resort in the Georgian SSR, on the southern slopes of the Vodorazdel’nyi (Glavnyi) Range of the Greater Caucasus. Shovi is situated at an elevation of 1,600 m on the Ossetian Military Road, in the valley of the Chanchakhi River, 147 km from Kutaisi. Summers are moderately warm, with an average July temperature of 16°C, and winters are relatively mild, with an average January temperature of –6°C; precipitation totals 1,103 mm annually. The resort offers climatotherapy; it also has carbonic hydrocarbonate calcium-sodium springs, the waters of which are used for drinking. Treatment is given for nontubercular ailments of the respiratory system and for disorders of the digestive organs and nervous system. The resort has boarding hotels and a polyclinic.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Rousseff supporters tried to physically block the entry of the new impeachment request in the lower house of Congress, shouting the left-wing slogan "NAaAaAeALo passaram!" (They shall not pass) while pushing and shovi opponents of the embattled president.