Khevsureti (Georgian: ხევსურეთი, a land of valleys) is a historical-ethnographic region in eastern Georgia.- Khevsureti
It is Georgia's dominant religious institution, and a majority of Georgian people are members.- Georgian Orthodox Church
In the early 4th century, ethnic Georgians officially adopted Christianity, which contributed to the spiritual and political unification of the early Georgian states.- Georgia (country)
(See Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church)- Khevsureti
Metropolitan of Tianeti and Pshav-Khevsureti: Tadeos (Ioramashvili)- Georgian Orthodox Church
At higher elevations above 1000 m above sea level (particularly in the Tusheti, Khevsureti, and Khevi regions), pine and birch forests dominate.- Georgia (country)
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The Georgians, or Kartvelians (ქართველები, ), are a nation and indigenous Caucasian ethnic group native to Georgia and the South Caucasus.
In the 4th century, the Georgians became one of the first to embrace Christianity and now the majority of Georgians are Orthodox Christians, with most following their national autocephalous Georgian Orthodox Church, although there are small Georgian Catholic and Muslim communities as well as a significant number of irreligious Georgians.
Georgian dialects include Imeretian, Racha-Lechkhumian, Gurian, Adjarian, Imerkhevian (in Turkey), Kartlian, Kakhetian, Ingilo (in Azerbaijan), Tush, Khevsur, Mokhevian, Pshavian, Fereydan dialect in Iran in Fereydunshahr and Fereydan, Mtiuletian, Meskhetian and Javakhetian dialect.