Tbilisi (English: / t ə b ɪ ˈ l iː s i, t ə ˈ b ɪ l ɪ s i / tə-bih-LEE-see, tə-BIL-ih-see; Georgian: თბილისი ()), in some countries also still known by its pre-1936 international designation Tiflis (/ ˈ t ɪ f l ɪ s / TIF-lis), is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people.
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The history of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, dates back to at least the 5th century AD.
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Tbilisi is the capital, and the largest city in Georgia. It was founded in the 5th century by the Georgian king, Vakhtang Gorgasali. According to legend, when he was hunting, he killed a pheasant which dropped into hot water. Gorgasali discovered there were a lot of hot springs in this place, which he called Tbilisi as tbili means hot in Georgian.
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Tbilisi (Georgie: თბილისი, [tbiˈliːsi] (help · info), literally "Warm Spring") is the caipital an the lairgest ceety o Georgie, lyin on the banks o the Mt'k'vari River. The name is derived frae an early Georgian form T'pilisi an it wis offeecially kent as Tiflis (ტფილისი) till 1936.
History. Tbilisi (officially known as Tiflis until 1936), capital of Georgia, was considered historically to be one of the most important cities of the Soviet Union, particularly in view of its political position as being the most significant city in the Caucasus and the capital of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic which lasted until 1936.
- 27.3 km (17.0 mi)
- 1,524 mm (5 ft)
In 1981 Tbilisi airport was the 12th largest airport in the Soviet Union, with 1,478,000 passengers on so-called central lines, that is on flights connecting Tbilisi with cities in other Soviet republics. In 1998, the number of passengers had shrunk to 230,000 per year. Tbilisi International Airport is operated by TAV since October 2005.
Tbilisi (თბილისი în georgiană) este capitala și cel mai mare oraș al Georgiei, cu o populație de 1.345.000 de locuitori și o suprafață de 350 km². Orașul este situat pe râul Kura.
Tbilisi (georgiska: თბილისი [ˈtʰpilisi], ibland känt under det turkiska (även tyska) namnet Tiflis som var officiellt namn fram till 1936) är huvudstad i Georgien, och är belägen i landets östra del i Kuraflodens dalgång. Tbilisi utgör en självständig stad, på samma administrativa nivå som landets övriga regioner.