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Inner Kartli
შიდა ქართლი
Mkhare (region)
Overlapping borders of de jure Shida Kartli region and de facto South Ossetia[nt 1]
Overlapping borders of de jure Shida Kartli region and de facto South Ossetia[nt 1]
CountryShida Kartli Georgia
Subdivisions5 municipalities
 • GovernorValerian Mchedlidze [2]
 • Total5,729 km2 (2,212 sq mi)
 • Total254,081[a]; (est. 284,081)
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
ISO 3166 codeGE-SK
HDI (2017)0.741[4]
high · 7th
^a Without Russian occupied part of Shida Kartli

Shida Kartli (Georgian: შიდა ქართლი, šida kartli, [ʃidɑ kʰɑɾtʰli]; "Inner Kartli") is a landlocked administrative region (Mkhare) in eastern Georgia. It comprises a central part of the historical-geographic province of Shida Kartli. With an area of 5,729 square kilometres (2,212 sq mi), Shida Kartli is the 8th largest Georgian region by land area. With 284,081 inhabitants, it is Georgia's seventh-most-populous region. Shida Kartli's capital and largest city, Gori, is the 5th largest city in Georgia.[3]

The region is bordered by the Russian Federation to the north, Georgian regions of Mtskheta-Mtianeti to the east, Kvemo Kartli to the south, Samtskhe-Javakheti to the southwest, Imereti to the west, and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti to the northwest. It consists of the following municipalities: Gori, Kaspi, Kareli, Java, Khashuri.

The northern part of the region, namely Java, and northern territories of Kareli and Gori municipalities (total area of 1,393 km²), have been controlled by the authorities of the self-proclaimed Republic of South Ossetia since 1992 and occupied by Russian troops since 2008 Russo-Georgian war.

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  1. ^ "City Gori". Government of Georgia. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Governor". Government of Georgia. Retrieved 4 February 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Statistics of Shida Kartli Region". The National Statistics Office of Georgia. Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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