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Batumi

Administration
Full nameBatumi
ბათუმი
Official nameBatumi
ბათუმი
CountryGeorgia
Autonomous republicAdjara
Government
MayorRobert Chkhaidze
Geography
Elevation0 ft (0 m)
Demography
Total Population123500 (2008)
Other information
Time zoneGeorgian Time (UTC+4)

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Batumi is a seaside city on the Black Sea coast and capital of Adjara, an autonomous republic in southwest Georgia. Sometimes considered Georgia's second capital, with a population of 121,806 (2002 census), Batumi serves as an important port and a commercial center. It is situated in a subtropical zone, rich in agricultural produce such as citrus fruit and tea. While industries of the city include shipbuilding, food processing, and light manufacturing, most of its economy revolves around tourism.


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