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Khevi Province

Khevi, Georgia

Area: 1081,7 sq. km.

Population: 3 478

Main town: Kazbegi (Stepantsminda)

The landscape of this northeastern province is dominated by alpine meadows dotted with mountain passes.  Khevi is home to one of the highest peaks in Georgia – Mt Kazbegi (5047m) (legend says Zeus has chained Prometheus to it). Since ancient times, Khevi has been of great strategic and military importance as one of the main routes connecting North and South Caucasus used to pass here.

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