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Date of establishment

I – II century B.C.

Time zone

GMT +4

Total area

19 km2

Population

123 500 inhabitants

Restaurants and cafes

Available in town

Cuisine

Georgian, Caucasian, Adjarian, Ukrainian, Russian, Turkish

Shopping

Boutiques and shops are in the city centre

Normal opening hours

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Popular souvenirs

Women wool fabrics, clay handcrafts, cooper crockery

Credit cards

Accepted in major shops and restaurants VISA Master Card

Spoken languages

Georgian, English

Police

122

Emergency

113

Public transportation

Buses, trolley buses, fixed-route taxis, boats