Gori is a city in eastern , which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. The name is from Georgian gora, that is, "heap", or "hill".A settlement known here from the Hellenistic period, with the fortress built at least in 7th century, it received a town status in the 12th century.
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The Joseph is a museum in Gori, dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. Photo: Petrshvili, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an accredited,independent private university under Georgia's national accreditation scheme by the National Center for Educational Accreditation in Shida Kartli region, Gori, central .


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