Akhaltsikhe (Georgie: ახალციხე, literally new castle; kent as Lomisa an aw, Turkis: Ahıska) is a sma ceety in Georgie's soothwastren region (mkhare) o Samtskhe-Javakheti. It is situatit on the both banks o a sma river Potskhovi, which separates the ceety tae the auld ceety in the north an new in the sooth. The name o the ceety translates frae Georgie as "new fortress".

Akhaltsikhe
Akhaltsikhe is locatit in Georgia (country)
Akhaltsikhe
Akhaltsikhe
Location o Akhaltsikhe in Georgie
Coordinates: 41°38′20″N 42°59′10″E / 41.63889°N 42.98611°E / 41.63889; 42.98611
Kintra Georgie
mkhareSamtskhe-Javakheti
Population
 (2014)
 • Tot17,903
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5

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