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About Batumi

Sunday, February 27th, 2011
Batumi

Batumi

Geography:
City of Batumi is located on the Black Sea coast, on 2-3 meters height from the sea level. It has the shape of half moon. Batumi is constructed on the north sector of Kakhaberi lowlands.
Batumi city area is 19 kmВІ. Coastal Adjara includes plain-lowlands and is distinguished by subtropical climate characteristic of high thermal regime(average annual temperature 14,5 В° C. the average temperature of the coldest month – January is +6 В° C). Average annual precipitation is 2 200 mm and air wetness is 80%. Batumi is the land and sea gate of Georgia, with its deep seaport, railway and industry enterprises. Batumi population is 124 000 people.

Batumi-Adjara

Batumi-Adjara

History:
Batumi’s history’s painful facts are 1924 year events. When Georgian people launched rebellion forces against Russian invaders in different regions of Georgia. In Batumi, national-liberal party members were killed without any investigation. Anti-Soviet party members were executed in 31 August, 1924. Among them was the active participant of struggle for Batumi’s liberation from Ottomans, general-major – George Purtseladze,which held the position of Batumi defense company’s Chief of staff.

 

During the Soviet period, the region of Adjara got the autonomy status for “religious grounds”, though this was the Soviet Union plan. The era of socialism was not particular for Batumi. Like Soviet people, Batumi and his community also experienced the coldness of 37-38 years. Batumi population actively participated in Second World War’s(1941-1945) various fronts. From 12 258 soldiers recruited from Batumi, 4 728 had not returned. In 60-80-ies, the city life was the typical example of Soviet life and it’s characteristic values.

In 1989-1991 years, after beginning of Georgian national-liberation movement and the restoration of independence in May 26, 1991, clan rule of Aslan Abashidze established in Adjara. In May 2004, Abashidze’s separatist regime’s precipitation was logical continue to Georgia’s Rose revolution in 2003.

Batumi-Travel

Batumi-Travel

Nature:
Batumi nature is subtropical. Warm, dry winters and warm summer. The average annual temperature is 14,5 В° C, in January – 7,1 В° C, in August – 23,2 В° C. Precipitation – 2560 mm per year. Wetness – 81%. There are frequent heavy storms. Snow rarely falls, and soon melts. The sea water temperature near coast is approximately – 16,7 В° C. In the coast line, sea brizes are well expressed, that’s why heat is felt less.

 

On the territory of Batumi, there is a natural lake(0,06 kmВІ), which now is a part of Batumpark. In the city and its surroundings, various subtropical plants are spread. Artificially planted parks, tea plantations and citrus plants are prevailing. On the hills, there are Colchis preserved natural forests and shrubberies.