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Gali (town)

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Gali (town)

Gali
გალი; Abkhaz: Гал
town
Gali
Gali
Coordinates:
Country Georgia
Region Abkhazia

Gali (Sukhumi in region Abkhazia. It is the centre of Gali District and was in the United Nations security zone prior to the Russian veto of the UMOMIG Mission in 2009.

External images
Bird's eye view of Gali [1]

History

On 15 April 1953, the newspaper Izvestia reported that the residents of Gali were celebrating the 132nd birthday of its oldest resident, Tlabgan Ketsba, and that he had founded the town in the 19th century.[2]

References

  1. ^ Photos by Patrick Perrier, 26.10.2008
  2. ^ "Tlabgan Ketsba: famous Abkhazian long-liver, founder of Gal town (scion of the settlement he founded).". Abkhaz World. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
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