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Kvareli
ყვარელი
Town
Kvareli Town Center.jpg
Kvareli is located in Georgia
Kvareli
Kvareli
Kvareli is located in Kakheti
Kvareli
Kvareli
Coordinates: 41°57′00″N 45°48′55″E / 41.95000°N 45.81528°E / 41.95000; 45.81528Coordinates: 41°57′00″N 45°48′55″E / 41.95000°N 45.81528°E / 41.95000; 45.81528
Country Georgia
MkhareKakheti
Municipality
Flag of Kvareli Municipality.svg
Kvareli
Town1964
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total7,739
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
Area code(s)4800
Distance from Tbilisi161 km

Kvareli (Georgian: ყვარელი, pronounced [qʼvɑrɛli]) is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Located in the Alazani Valley, near the foothills of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, it was the birthplace of Georgian author Ilia Chavchavadze, whose one-storied house is preserved as a local museum.

The area is in the center of the Kakheti wine-producing region, and the town itself is known for its Kindzmarauli wine, a semisweet red variety.

Notable people

Notable people who are from or have resided in Kvareli:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Population Census 2014". www.geostat.ge. National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2021.