About Batumi

Batumi is the capital city of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara and is the second-largest city in Georgia (according to the population size). It presents an eclectic mix of architecture, ranging from charming 19th-century classical edifices to ultra-modern skyscrapers housing hotels and casinos. Located on the coast of the Black Sea, it is lined with palm trees and surrounded by mountains. Batumi has always been distinguished by a favourable natural and strategic location.

 Batumi is characterized by a seacoast humid subtropical climate. The average annual temperature is 14.5°C. The average temperature in January, the coldest month, is 7.1°C, and in August, the warmest month, 23.2°C. The annual precipitation is 2,560 mm. Showers are frequent. It rarely snows but when it does, the snow melts easily. The average annual temperature of the sea is 16.7°C at the shore.

Much of Batumi's economy revolves around tourism but the city is also an important seaport and includes industries like shipbuilding, food processing, and light manufacturing.

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