Keda, Georgia

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Keda

ქედა
Borough
Keda is located in Georgia
Keda
Keda
Location of Keda in Georgia
Keda is located in Adjara
Keda
Keda
Keda (Adjara)
Coordinates: 41°34′00″N 41°58′00″E / 41.56667°N 41.96667°E / 41.56667; 41.96667
Country Georgia
Autonomous RepublicAdjara
Population
 (2014)
 • Total1,510[1]
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5

Keda (Georgian: ქედა [kʰɛda]) is a small town in Ajaria, an autonomous republic in the southwestern Georgia, 42 km southeast to the regional capital Batumi. Keda District also comprises 60 villages adjoining to the town. Its area is 452 km². According to the 2014 census, its population is 16,760.[1]

In the district are several historical monuments, particularly the medieval Orthodox churches at Makhuntseti, Zesopeli and Namonastrevi, and the bridges of Tsonarisi and Dandalo.

Government[edit]

Keda Municipality is governed locally (gamgebeli). The Head of Keda Municipality is Irakli Baramidze.

Transportation[edit]

Keda is served by minibus from the City of Batumi.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population Census 2014". www.geostat.ge. National Statistics Office of Georgia. November 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2016.