Poti

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Poti (Georgian: ფოთი; Mingrelian: ფუთი; Laz: ფაში/Fashi; formerly known to the Turks as Faş) is a port city in Georgia, located on the eastern Black Sea coast in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in the west of the country.

Poti is one of the main ports of Georgia along with Batumi. Poti and Batumi provide international connections with the Black Sea ports of llichovsky (Ukraine), Varna (Bulgaria), Sochi, Bourgas (Bulgaria) and Novorosiysk (Russia). Poti has become a major port city and industrial center since the early 20th century. It is also home to a main naval base and the headquarters of the Georgian navy.

One of its sister cities is LaGrange, a city in Georgia, United States.

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