Tbilisi (Georgian:თბილისი[tʰˈbiliˌsi]), commonly known by its former name Tiflis, and often mispronounced as Tiblisi, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of roughly 1.5 million inhabitants. Founded in the 5th century by the monarch of Georgia's ancient precursor Kingdom of Iberia, Tbilisi has since served, with intermissions, as the capital of various Georgian kingdoms and republics. Under the Russian rule, from 1801 to 1917 Tiflis was the seat of the Imperial Viceroy governing both sides of the entire Caucasus.
Located on the southeastern edge of Europe, Tbilisi's proximity to lucrative east-west trade routes often made the city a point of contention between various rival empires throughout history and the city's location to this day ensures its position as an important transit route for global energy and trade projects. Tbilisi's varied history is reflected in its architecture, which is a mix of medieval, classical, and Soviet structures.
The Spring Rhythms. Tbilisi-80 (Russian:Весенние ритмы. Тбилиси-80, Vesennye ritmy. Tbilisi-80) was a musical event held in Tbilisi, capital of the Georgian SSR, Soviet Union, from March 8 to March 16, 1980. It was the first official rock festival in the Soviet Union and is frequently considered the turning point in the history of Soviet and Russian rock music.
The festival was organized by the Georgian National Philharmonic Hall, the Union of Composers of the Georgian SSR, and the Republican Center for Youth Culture at the Georgian KomsomolCentral Committee. The acclaimed Russian musicologist and the first Soviet rock-critic Artemy Troitsky was also heavily involved in organizing the event. The organizers enjoyed the support of Eduard Shevardnadze, the contemporary First Secretary of Georgian Communist Party, who is said to have sought, in this way, to pacify the Georgian youth increasingly involved in nationalist and dissident activities after the April 1978 demonstrations in Tbilisi, and to nurture his image as a liberal leader.
“Azerbaijan has emerged as a hub for connectivity projects being the central part of North-South and East-West transport corridors including the creation of the Trans-Caspian InternationalRoute and the opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway communication system,” he remarked. He said, “Azerbaijan is also the initiator of major energy projects.
The transport company is also private; the price is 3,950 rubles (approx ...Petersburg with the same transport and also by ferry (which also takes about a day).Tbilisi (Georgia) - Vladikavkaz ... The route from Tbilisi to Vladikavkaz is quite popular; there are also a lot of taxis or you can try to catch a ride.
Kazakh Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov met with his Georgian counterpart, Irakli Garibashvili, in Tbilisi on Friday to discuss the possibilities of expanding mutual trade, issues related to transport infrastructure development as well as the establishment of a single logistics operator for the TITR and the digitization of its cargo traffic.
An essential component of the regional transport network, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway connects Baku with Tbilisi in Georgia and continues to Kars in Turkey, creating a direct train link between Europe and Asia.
... possibilities for utilizing Azerbaijan's infrastructure, and facilitating cargo transportation along the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars and International North-South transport corridors, which have "transformed Azerbaijan into a modern transportation hub.".
Some post-Soviet states have begun to implement the project of transport corridors that bypass Russian territory, write foreign media. The American portal Eurasianet reports in particular that Georgia is actively involved in the race for transport corridors ...Tbilisi has also entered the race.