Gulripshi Georgia Georgia

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Gulripshi

Gulripshi (Georgian: გულრიფში, ; Abkhaz: Гәылрыҧшь, Gwylryphsh; Russian: Гульрыпш, Gulrypsh) is an urban settlement in Abkhazia. It is located 12 km from Sukhumi, and is the capital of Gulripshi district. Nikolay Smetskoy built three sanatoria in Gulripsh between 1902 and 1913 for patients with pulmonary diseases and founded several parks with subtropical plants. After the Russian Revolution the sanatoria were nationalised.