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Spring blossom in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park of Georgia
26 March, 2016
Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is one of the most valuable natural treasures of Georgia. The reserve is located in central part of Georgia and creates eastern part of lesser Caucasus Mountains. According to the Agency of Protected Areas the total territory amounts to 210 000 acres, which is more than 1% of Georgia’s territory . Borjomi-Kharagauli Protected Areas incorporates 6 districts - Borjomi, Kharagauli, Akhaltsikhe, Adigeni, Khashuri and Baghdati. Administrative
and visitors centers of the national park are located in Borjomi and Kharagauli. It is noteworthy that Borjomi-Kharagauli National park is one of the biggest parks in Europe. Its particular uniqueness is diversity of geographical and ecological zones, landscapes, historical monuments and rich flora and fauna. The park has a rapidly developing tourist infrastructure.

The area is famous for its mineral waters that make up a significant portion of Georgia’s exports. It should be mentioned that in August 2008 during Russian-Georgian war more than three square kilometers of forest in the park were burnt in what Georgia claimed was an ecocide perpetrated by Russia. Here we present to you unique photos depicting the inhabitants of the park shot by Zauri Khachidze and published by the Agency of Protected Areas (Georgia). We also accompany incredible footage by Goga Mumladze showing what the park looks like in spring.

Brown bear shot by camera trap
Red deer captured by camera trap
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