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Full nameRustavi
Official nameRustavi
CountryGeorgia %28country%29
MkhareKvemo Kartli
Total Population89 786 (2009)
Other information
Time zoneGeorgian Time (UTC+4)

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Rustavi ( ) is a city in the southeast of Georgia, in the province of Kvemo Kartli, situated 25 km (15.5 mi) southeast of the capital Tbilisi. It stands on the Mtkvari River at . It has a population of 116,384 (2002 census) and is dominated by the Rustavi Metallurgical Plant.

The history of Rustavi has two phases: an early history from ancient times until the city was destroyed in the 13th century, and modern history from the Soviet era to the present.

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