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Ushguli.

2011.08.30
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ushguli, with the 17,000ft. high Mt. Shkhara in the background

Ushguli or Ushkuli (Georgian: แƒฃแƒจแƒ’แƒฃแƒšแƒ˜) is a community of villages located at the head of the Enguri gorge in Upper Svaneti, Georgia. Ushguli comprises four villages:[1]

Zhibiani (Georgian: แƒŸแƒ˜แƒ‘แƒ˜แƒแƒœแƒ˜) some 2100 m above sea level;
Chvibiani or Chubiani (Georgian: แƒฉแƒ•แƒ˜แƒ‘แƒ˜แƒแƒœแƒ˜);
Chazhashi or Chajashi (Georgian: แƒฉแƒแƒŸแƒแƒจแƒ˜);
Murqmeli (Georgian: แƒ›แƒฃแƒ แƒงแƒ›แƒ”แƒšแƒ˜).

The Ushguli villages contain buildings that are part of the UNESCO Heritage site of Upper Svaneti.[2]

Altitude claims vary from 2,086 to 2,200 metres. Ushguli is considered to be the highest inhabited village in Europe.[3]
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The first is original.
7 Comments
Davorka love # 3 !!
Davorka · 2011-08-30: 05:45
felixfoto Amazing pictures, nice place!
felixfoto · 2011-08-30: 05:49
mallusatish Excellent post~!~
mallusatish · 2011-08-30: 06:13
darfoster Hard to say, but I think #2 is my choice! Did you take any pictures in the village?
darfoster · 2011-08-30: 11:15
liveandletlive These are beautiful! I think I like 3 the most.
liveandletlive · 2011-08-30: 16:53
JustmeG It looks like a great place to visit! thanks for sharing :-)
JustmeG · 2011-08-30: 21:13
bandg8 Beautiful place and nice set !
bandg8 · 2011-08-31: 22:28
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