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Terjola

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Country  Georgia (country)
Climate  Cfa
Local time  Wednesday 5:39 PM
Mkhare  Imereti
Time zone  Georgian Time (UTC+4)
Elevation  170 m
Population  5,700 (2002)
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Weather  12°C, Wind W at 14 km/h, 51% Humidity

Terjola (Georgian: თერჯოლა) is a town in Imereti, Georgia, serving as an administrative center of the homonymous district.

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Map of Terjola, Georgia

Terjola is situated in the Imereti Lowland in western Georgia, on the right bank of the Chkhara river. It lies on the Tbilisi-Zestaponi highway, 190 km northwest of Tbilisi and 14 km northwest of Zestaponi. Its population is 5,700.

Terjola is first mentioned in the 17th-century sources. It acquired the status of a town in 1983.

There are a series of historical and cultural landmarks in the environs of Terjola such as the Skande fortress, the ruins of the Gogni fort and church, and the Chkhalti church complex with its numerous antiquities now displayed in the museums of Georgia.

Notable natives

  • Mirian Giorgadze (born 1976), Greco-Roman wrestler
  • References

    Terjola Wikipedia


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