Mtirala National Park

Mtirala National Park

Covering an area of 15 806 hectares, Mtirala National Park is located in the westernmost part of the Achara-Imereti range on Kobuleti-Chakvi Ridge. At 1381 meters above sea level, it is the rainiest territory in Georgia, hence its name "mtirala", which means "weeping" in English.

The park is a site that protects Colchis flora and fauna, including rare and endangered endemic and relict species. There 284 species, 202 genera and 68 families of registered plants in the park. 16 species are endemic. There are 95 flora and fauna specieswithin Mtirala National Park. 23 animal species are included in the Red List of Georgia. The rare relict endemics are: the Pontic Oak (Quercus pontica), the Medvedev Birch (Betula medwedewii), Rhododendron (Rhododendron ungernii), Epigea (Epigaea gaultheriodes), the Colchis Box Tree (Buxus colchica), the Colchis Bladdernut (Staphylea colchica), yew (Taxus baccata), Common Chestnut (Castanea sativa), the Colchis Nut (Corylus colchica), and the walnut tree (Juglans regia).

The following animals are included in the Red List of Georgia: lynxes, brown bears, the Caucasian Squirrel, the Caucasian Salamander, the Caucasian Adder and theApollo and Caucasian Festoon butterflies. Among the larger fowl there are small eagles, kites, hawks and species.

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  • Tel.: (+995): 0 32 275 23 53
  • E-Mail: info@apa.gov.ge
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