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Mestia Municipality
Town Mestia
Location of the municipality within Georgia
Country GEO
RegionSamegrelo
Administrative centreMestia
Government
 • BodyMestia Municipal Assembly
 • MayorKapiton Zhorzholiani [1]
Area
 • Total3,044 km2 (1,175 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total9,316
 • Density3.06/km2 (7.9/sq mi)
Population by ethnicity[2]
 • Georgians99.82 %
 • Russians0.12 %
 • Ukrainians0.03 %
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Standard Time)
Websitehttps://mestia.gov.ge/

Mestia (Georgian: მესტიის მუნიციპალიტეტი, Mesṫiis municiṗaliṫeṫi) is a district of Georgia, in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. Its main town is Mestia.

It has an area of 3,045 km2 and had a population of 9,316 at the 2014 census.

Politics

Mestia Municipal Assembly (Georgian: მესტიის საკრებულო, Mestia Sakrebulo) is a representative body in Mestia Municipality, consisting of 31 members which is elected every four years. The last election was held in October 2021. Kapiton Zhorzholiani of Georgian Dream was re-elected mayor.

Party 2017[3] 2021[4] Current Municipal Assembly
  Georgian Dream 23 22                                          
  United National Movement 1 3      
  For Georgia 2    
  Lelo for Georgia 1  
  European Georgia 2 1  
  Alliance of Patriots 3
  Independent 2
Total 31 33  

Settlements

Rank Settlement Population
1 Mestia 1 973
2 Ushguli 228
3 Adysh 44
4 Chazhashi 28

See also

References

  1. ^ "Მესტიის მუნიციპალიტეტის მერი".
  2. ^ http://pop-stat.mashke.org/georgia-ethnic-loc2014.htm
  3. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2017" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. p. 54-55. Retrieved 2021-01-06.
  4. ^ "Protocol elected municipal council members and mayors 2021" (PDF) (in Georgian). CESKO Central Election Commission. p. 67-68. Retrieved 2021-01-06.

Coordinates: 43°00′N 42°45′E / 43°N 42.75°E / 43; 42.75