Mirzaani

მირზაანი
Village
Mirzaani Church
Mirzaani
Mirzaani
Location in Georgia
Coordinates: 41°33′50″N 45°58′08″E / 41.564°N 45.969°E / 41.564; 45.969Coordinates: 41°33′50″N 45°58′08″E / 41.564°N 45.969°E / 41.564; 45.969
CountryGeorgia (country)
MunicipalityDedoplistsqaro Municipality
RegionKakheti
Population
 (2014)
433
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)

Mirzaani (Georgian: მირზაანი) is a village in Georgia. It is located in Dedoplistsqaro Municipality, 15 kilometers from Dedoplistsqaro. Elevation: 750 meters.[1] According to the 2014 census, 433 people lived in the village, the majority of whom are Georgians.

Geography

The climate of the village is humid subtropical, with relatively cold winters and long warm summers. The average annual temperature is 10.1 degrees Celsius. The average January temperature is -1.5 degrees; 21.7 degrees in August. The absolute minimum temperature is -26 degrees, absolute maximum is +35 degrees. The amount of precipitation is 650 mm per year.

Culture

Georgian self-taught artist Niko Pirosmani (1862-1918) was born in Mirzaani. His house-museum works in the village, a monument designed by Vazha Mikaberidze is installed.[2][3] Every October, the village hosts a traditional celebration “Pirosmanoba” (ფიროსმანობა), dedicated to the artist.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "ქართული ენციკლოპედია | ი. აბაშიძის სახელობის მთავარი სამეცნიერო რედაქცია". encyclopedia.science.org.ge. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  2. ^ "Путь Нико Пиросмани". РИА Новости (in Russian). 2012-12-07. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  3. ^ "THE 10 BEST Things to Do in Mirzaani - 2019 (with Photos) - TripAdvisor". www.tripadvisor.com. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  4. ^ "About Events – Pirosmanoba". Georgia About. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2019-01-07.