Dmanisi Municipality
დმანისის მუნიციპალიტეტი
Dmanisi historic site
Flag of Dmanisi Municipality
Official seal of Dmanisi Municipality
GEO-KKL-DM.svg
Country Georgia
MkhareKvemo Kartli
Administrative centreDmanisi
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyDmanisi Municipal Assembly
 • MayorKoba Muradashvili (GD)
Area
 • Total1,198.8 km2 (462.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total20,922
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Population by ethnicity[2]
 • Azerbaijanis65,5  %
 • Georgians33,1  %
 • Armenians0,5 %
 • Greeks0,5 %
 • Russians0,4 %
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
Websitehttps://dmanisi.gov.ge/

Dmanisi (Georgian: დმანისის მუნიციპალიტეტი, Dmanisis munitsip’alit’et’i) is a municipality in Georgia's southern region of Kvemo Kartli, covering an area of 1,198.8 km2 (463 sq mi). As of 2021 it had a population of 20,922 people.[1] The city of Dmanisi is its administrative centre.

Administrative divisions

Dmanisi municipality is administratively divided into 15 communities (თემი, temi) with 57 villages (სოფელი, sopeli) and one city (Dmanisi).[3]

Population

The population of Dmanisi Municipality is 20,922 according to the 2021 estimate,[1] which is a slight increase from the last census of 2014 (19,141). The ethnic composition is 31.2% Georgian, 65.5% Azerbaijani. The population density is 17.5 people per square kilometer.

Population Dmanisi Municipality
1923 1939 1959 1970 1979 1989 2002[4] 2014 2021
Dmanisi Municipality [5] - 33,975 Increase 34,174 Increase 43,785 Increase 44,075 Increase 52,208 Decrease 28,034 Decrease 19,141 Increase 20,922
Dmanisi [5] 670 Increase 1,871 Increase 4,778 Decrease 4,076 Increase 4,530 Increase 8,650 Decrease 3,427 Decrease 2,661 Increase 2,920
Data: Population statistics Georgia 1897 to present.[6][7][8] Note:[4]

Politics

Dmanisi Municipal Assembly (Georgian: დმანისის საკრებულო, Dmanisi Sakrebulo) is the representative body in Dmanisi Municipality, consisting of 30 members which are elected every four years. The last election was held in October 2021. Koba Muradashvili of Georgian Dream was elected mayor.

Party 2017[10] 2021[11] Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 27 15                              
  United National Movement 1 12                      
  Progress and Freedom 1  
  Independent 2    
  Development Movement 3
Total 31 30  

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See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Population and Demography - Population by cities and boroughs (daba), as of 1 January". National Statistics Office of Georgia, Geostat. 2021-01-01. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  2. ^ http://pop-stat.mashke.org/georgia-ethnic-loc2014.htm
  3. ^ "Main Results of the 2014 Census (Publication)" (PDF). Census.ge, National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) (in Georgian). 2016-04-28. pp. 328–332. Retrieved 2022-01-19.
  4. ^ a b The 2014 census found an inexplicable gap with the data from the national statistical office Geostat. UN-assisted research has found the 2002 census was inflated by about 8-9 percent. See,[9] "1. Introduction", Page 1.
  5. ^ a b Until 1947 district and city were called Bashkicheti.
  6. ^ "Population divisions of Georgia". Population Statistics Eastern Europe and former USSR. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  7. ^ "Population cities & towns of Georgia". Population Statistics Eastern Europe and former USSR. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  8. ^ "Ethnic composition rural Georgia 1923". Population Statistics Eastern Europe and former USSR. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  9. ^ "Population Dynamics in Georgia - An Overview Based on the 2014 General Population Census Data" (PDF). National Statistics Office of Georgia, Geostat. 2017-11-29. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  10. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2017" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. pp. 24–26. Retrieved 2021-01-06.
  11. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2021" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. pp. 29–31. Retrieved 2021-01-06.

Coordinates: 41°19′00″N 44°21′00″E / 41.3167°N 44.3500°E / 41.3167; 44.3500