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Akhaltsikhe
ახალციხე
Akhaltsike, view from Rabati.jpg
Rabati, Akhaltsikhe, Georgia.jpg
Rabati Castle in Akhaltsikhe, view from the city.jpg
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Official seal of Akhaltsikhe
Akhaltsikhe is located in Georgia
Akhaltsikhe
Akhaltsikhe
Location of Akhaltsikhe in Georgia
Akhaltsikhe is located in Samtskhe-Javakheti
Akhaltsikhe
Akhaltsikhe
Akhaltsikhe (Samtskhe-Javakheti)
Coordinates: 41°38′20″N 42°59′10″E / 41.63889°N 42.98611°E / 41.63889; 42.98611Coordinates: 41°38′20″N 42°59′10″E / 41.63889°N 42.98611°E / 41.63889; 42.98611
CountryGeorgia
RegionSamtskhe-Javakheti
MunicipalityAkhaltsikhe
Founded1200
Elevation
1,029 m (3,376 ft)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total16,943
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
Postal code
0800
Websiteakhaltsikhe.gov.ge/en

Akhaltsikhe (Georgian: ახალციხე [ɑχɑltsʰiχɛ]), formerly known as Lomsia (Georgian: ლომსია), is a small city in Georgia's southwestern region (mkhare) of Samtskhe–Javakheti. It is situated on both banks of a small river Potskhovi (a left tributary of the Kura), which divides the city between the old city in the north and new in the south.

The 9th-century Akhaltsikhe (Rabati) Castle, which was recently restored, is located in the old part of the city. It is one of the main attractions of the Samtskhe-Javakheti region, along with Vardzia, Vale, Okrostsikhe and Zarzma.

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