Lanchkhuti

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Lanchkhuti
ლანჩხუთი
City
Center of Lanchkhuti
Center of Lanchkhuti
Lanchkhuti ლანჩხუთი is located in Georgia
Lanchkhuti ლანჩხუთი
Lanchkhuti
ლანჩხუთი
Location in Georgia
Lanchkhuti ლანჩხუთი is located in Guria
Lanchkhuti ლანჩხუთი
Lanchkhuti
ლანჩხუთი
Lanchkhuti
ლანჩხუთი (Guria)
Coordinates: 42°5′15″N 42°2′00″E / 42.08750°N 42.03333°E / 42.08750; 42.03333
Country Georgia
RegionGuria
DistrictLanchkhuti District
Population
 (2014)
 • Total6,395
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)

Lanchkhuti (Georgian: ლანჩხუთი) is a city in western Georgian region of Guria. It has a population of about 8,000.[citation needed]

Lanchkhuti received city status in 1961. Under the USSR, it was the centre of the Georgian SSR Lanchkhuti area and today continues to serve as the capital of the eponymous district within the Guria region.

Lanchkhuti is an industrial town with a tea processing factory, cannery, meat and dairy factory and a brick and tile factory. The town is served by a railway station on the Samtredia-Batumi line.


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Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Sports[edit]

The local football club is FC Guria Lanchkhuti, who play their home games at the Evgrapi Shevardnadze Stadium. They played one season in the Soviet Top League and won the 1990 Georgian Cup.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ legacy.sistercities.org http://legacy.sistercities.org/interactive-map/Lanchkhuti,%20Georgia. Retrieved 2019-08-06. Missing or empty |title= (help)

Coordinates: 42°5′15″N 42°2′00″E / 42.08750°N 42.03333°E / 42.08750; 42.03333