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Abkhazia

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Flag of separatist Abkhazia

logo of Abkhazian Autonomous Republic

Аҧсны
აფხაზეთი
Абхазия

Аҧсуа Аҧсны - Аҧсны Аҳәынҭқарра[1]

Аҧсны Аҳәынҭқарра. Амраҭашәаратә Кавказ Аҧсны Аҳәынҭқарра иҟоуп. Атерриториа – 8 700-кмк2; аҳәынҭқарра иаланхо – 214 016-ҩык (2003 ш.).

Русский Абхазия - Республика Абхазия[2]

Абхазия — государственное образование, бывшая автономная республика (Абхазская АССР) в составе Грузинской ССР, формально является частью Республики Грузия. Фактически бо́льшая часть территории Абхазии центральными властями Грузии не контролируется. Независимость Абхазии признана Российской Федерацией.

English Abkhazia - Republic of Abkhazia / Abkhazian Autonomous Republic

Abkhazia is a de facto independent republic within the de jure borders of ► Georgia, on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, bordering the ► Russian Federation, with ► Karachay-Cherkessia to the north. Abkhazia’s independence is not recognized by any international organization or country (except for Russia and Nicaragua) and is regarded as an autonomous republic of Georgia (Georgian: აფხაზეთის ავტონომიური რესპუბლიკა, Abkhaz: Аҧснытәи Автономтәи Республика), with Sukhumi as its capital.


Short name  Abkhazia
Official  name Republic of Abkhazia / Abkhazian Autonomous Republic
Status De-facto independent country since 1992, de jure part of Georgia
Location Caucasus
Capital Аҟəа[3] (Sukhumi)
სოხუმი[4]
Сухуми[5]
Population 300,000 inhabitants
Area 8,600 km²
Major  languages Abkhazian, Russian, Mingrelian
Major  religions Orthodox, Islam
More information Abkhazia, Geography of Abkhazia, History of Abkhazia and Politics of Abkhazia
More  images Abkhazia - Abkhazia (Category).

General maps

Location of Abkhazia in Europe.png Location map of Abkhazia
Location of Abkhazia in Europe2.png Location map of Abkhazia
LocationAbkhazia.png Location map of Abkhazia
Abkhazia map-fr.svg General map of Abkhazia
Abkhazia detail map2.png Map of Abkhazia
Abkhazia detail map.png Map of Abkhazia
Abkhazia Map Apsny.svg Abkhaz-language vector map of Abkhazia
Карта Абхазии обзорная.svg Russian-language vector map of Abkhazia
Abkhazia summary map.png Map of Abkhazia
Abkhazia02.png Map of Abkhazia
Abchazja.jpg Map of Abkhazia
Flag map of Abkhazia.svg Flag map of Abkhazia
Abkhazia Districts map.svg Administrative divisions
AbkhaziaLocator.jpg Blank map
Abkhazia Locator map.svg Blank map
Mapa Abjasia fisico.svg Physical map

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Abkhazia, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Abkhazia.

General history

Ge colxida.png Colchis
Görög gyarmatok a Fekete-tengernél i e 6 század.svg Colchis in the 6th century BC
Caucasus03.png Colchis around 300 BCE
Caucasus 290 BC map de alt.png Colchis in 290 BC
Transcaucasia 2nd BC.jpg Colchis in the second century BC
Maps of the Armenian Empire of Tigranes.gif Colchis in 80 BC
Caucasus 80 BC map alt de.png Pontus in 80 BC
Ge iberia100.png Colchis in 100 AD
Asia 200ad.jpg Lazika/Colchis in 200 AD
Caucasus 250 AD map alt de.png Abkhazians and Abasgians in 250 AD
Caucasus 300 map de.png Abkhazians and Abasgians in 300 AD
Ge iberia350.png Lazika in 350 AD
Ge lazika.png Kingdom of Lazika
Caucasus 385 AD map alt de.png Lazika in 385 AD
Georgia from IV to VI.jpg Lazika, 4th-6th century
Caucasus 565 map de.png Lazika in 565 AD
Roman-Persian Frontier, 565 AD.png Roman-Persian frontier and state of Lazika in 565 AD
Sassanid Empire 620.png The Persian Sassanian Empire (226-650) in 602 to 629, Strokes: Under Sassanid military control.
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanide Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanide Empire
Revolt.png Abkhazia in the 8th century
Caucasus 750n de.png Abkhazia in 750 AD
727px-NE 800ad.jpg Abkhazia in 800 AD
Caucasus 850 map de.png Kingdom of Abkhazia in 850 AD
Caucasus 900 map alt de.png Kingdom of Abkhazia in 900 AD
Caucasus 1000 map de.png Kingdom of Abkhazia in 1000 AD
Georgian states (830-1020)-fr.svg Kingdom of Abkhazia, 9th-11th century
Mongol Empire map.gif Map showing changes in borders of the Mongol Empire from founding by Genghis Khan in 1206, Genghis Khan's death in 1227 to the rule of Kublai Khan (1260–1294). (Uses modern day borders)
   Mongol Empire

By 1294 the empire had split into:

   Empire of the Great Khan (Yuan Dynasty)
[[|border|251x400px]] Abkhazia in the late 16th century
ExpansionOtomana.gif Expansion of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire 16-17th century.jpg Ottoman Empire in 1600
ImperioOtomano1683.png Ottoman Empire in 1683
Ottoman 1683.png Ottoman Empire in 1683
OttomanEmpireIn1683.png Ottoman Empire in 1683
Ottoman empire.svg Ottoman Empire in 1683
Territorial changes of the Ottoman Empire 1683.jpg Ottoman Empire in 1683
Territorial changes of the Ottoman Empire 1699.jpg Ottoman Empire in 1699
Territorial changes of the Ottoman Empire 1718.jpg Ottoman Empire in 1718
Territorial changes of the Ottoman Empire 1739.jpg Ottoman Empire in 1739
Territorial changes of the Ottoman Empire 1774.jpg Ottoman Empire in 1774
Güney Kafkasya 1801-1878.svg Russian conquest of Caucasus, 1801-1878
164BeforeWWI1878-1914s.gif Russian Caucasus in 1878-1914
Gubernias del Caucaso.png Russian provinces in Caucasus, 19th-20th century
Gubernias del Caucaso - Okrug de Sujumi - Imperio Ruso.png Okrug of Sujumi, 19th-20th century
[[|border|251x400px]] Abkhazian SSR, 1921-1931
Soviet caucasus1922.png Abkhazian SSR in 1922
Georgian soviet republic1922.png Abkhazian SSR in 1922
TSFSR (1928).png Abkhazian SSR in 1928
Caucasiamapussr.gif Abkhazian ASSR, 1952-1991
Georgian soviet republic1957 1991.png Abkhazian ASSR in 1957-1991
Abkhazian ASSR 89.jpg Abkhazian ASSR, 1989

Abkhazian-Georgian conflict

References

  1. Romanization: Aṗsny Aḥwənṭḳarra.
  2. Romanization of Russian according to the BGN/PCGN standard: Abkhaziya - Respublika Abkhaziya. Another used romanization is the ISO 9 standard.
  3. Romanization: Aqwa.
  4. Romanization: Sokhumi.
  5. Romanization of Russian according to the BGN/PCGN standard: Sukhumi. Another used romanization is the ISO 9 standard.
1993 Georgia war1.svg 1993 war
1993 Georgia war2.svg 1993 war
Caucasus region Ovest.jpg Abkhazia in 1994
División administrativa de Abjasia.png Administrative divisions (pre-1995)
AbkhaziaGeorgiaBlank.png Administrative divisions (pre-1995)
División administrativa de Abjasia.png Georgian administrative divisions
AbkhaziaGeorgiaEng.jpg Administrative divisions (pre-1995)
AbkhaziaGeorgiaBlank.jpg Administrative divisions (pre-1995)
Europe location ABX.png Abkhazia and Georgia
LocationAbkhazia2.png Abkhazia and Georgia
Georgia Abkhazeti map.png Abkhazia and Georgia
AbchazijaGruzijoje.png Abkhazia and Georgia
Georgia Abkhazia map.png Abkhazia and Georgia
Abchazië.PNG Abkhazia and Georgia
ICG Map of Western Georgia.JPG Abkhazia and Georgia
Georgia template.png Abkhazia and Georgia
Abchasia and South Ossetia map.png Abkhazia and Georgia
United Nation Abkhazia small.PNG UN security zone in 2007
[[|border|251x400px]] Abkhazian-Georgian conflict by Dr Andrew Anderson - territory controled by Georgians before 2008
[[|border|251x400px]] Abkhazian-Georgian conflict - territory controled by Georgians before 2008
Abkhazia Kodori Valley.PNG Kodori Valley - controled by Georgians before 2008
Georgia until 2008 map de.png Situation before 2008 war
Before war.JPG Situation before 2008 war
ICG Georgian-Abkhaz conflict zone.JPG Georgian-Abkhaz conflict zone as of June 2008
2008 South Ossetia war en.svg 2008 war
Gruzja-wojna.png 2008 war
Georgia-War-2008-08-11.jpg 2008 war
Guerra Osetia 2008 bombardeos.png 2008 war - bombardments
[[|border|251x400px]] 2008 war - maritime conflict
Abjasia 7 8 de agosto.png 2008 war - August, 7-8
Abjasia 8 de agosto.png 2008 war - August, 8
Abjasia 9 de agosto.png 2008 war - August, 9
Abjasia 10 de agosto.png 2008 war - August, 10
Abjasia 11 de agosto.png 2008 war - August, 11
Abjasia 12 a 16 de agosto.png 2008 war - August, 12-16
Caucasus breakaway regions 2008.svg Abkhazia in 2008
Caucasus Region 26-08-08.PNG Abkhazia in 2008

Ethnic, linguistic and religion maps

Caucasus ethnic.jpg Ethnic map
Caucasus-ethnic volkengroepen.png Ethnic map
Caucasus-ethnic abchazen.png Abkhaz people in Caucasus
Abchaz people de.svg Abkhaz people in the region
Megrel map.png Mingrelian language in Abkhazia
Caucasus-ethnic religie.png Religion in Caucasus

Old maps

1842 map of Caucasus.jpg Colchis in ancient Caucasus
Caucasus03333.jpg Colchis in ancient Caucasus
Jomann Imperium Periscum.jpg Ottoman Empire in 1700
Abkhazia 1843.jpg Map of Abkhazia from 1843
Russia Caucusus 1882.jpg Abkhazia in 1882
Map of Abkhazia 1890 (from B&E).jpg Map of Abkhazia from the Brockhaus and Efron dictionary, 1890
Kutais guberniya.jpg Gubernia of Kutais in 1890-1906
Kuban district ru.jpg Map of Abkhazia from 1892
Abkhazia & Samurzakan.jpg Map of Abkhazia from 1899
Кавказ.jpg Abkhazia in 1900
Map-etno-kutais.jpg Ethnic Abkhazians in 1902
Map of Abkhazia 1903.jpg Map of Abkhazia from 1903

Other maps

Abkh-satellite.jpg Satellite map

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