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 (bə-to͞o′mē) also Ba·tum (-to͞om′)
A city of southwest Georgia on the Black Sea near the Turkish border. On the site of an ancient Greek colony, it is an important petroleum refining and shipping center.


(bɑˈtu mi)

the capital of Adzharistan, in the SW Georgian Republic, on the Black Sea. 136,000. Formerly, Ba•tum (bɑˈtum)
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Batumi is the first stop of Davutoglu in his two-day visit to Georgia.
Russian sources commented "The Caucasian corridor runs from Afghanistan s Herat through Kushka to Mary (Turkmenistan), and then by rail to the port of Turkmenbashi in the Caspian Sea with ferry transportation to Baku and subsequent delivery by rail to Batumi (Georgia) or Turkey.
With the opening of a new filling station in Batumi, the total number of SOCAR gas stations in Georgia reached 110 and LNG stations reached 116, SOCAR said.
BATUMI, Feb 11, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's foreign minister said on Friday that Turkey considered Georgia's stability and welfare as its own stability and welfare.
Executing Agency : Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, Municipality of Batumi
The last summit of ministers was held in March 2013 in the Georgian city of Batumi.
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This will be the third such meeting with the second having been held in March 2014 in Batumi.
Praising the works of the Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TIKA) in Georgia, Varshalomidze requested assistance from Celik for the beginning of direct flights between Ankara and Batumi and Istanbul and Batumi.
BATUM (CyHAN)- By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: The joint Georgian-US military-naval exercises will be held in the waters of the Batumi port on Tuesday.
BTA offers catering services to around 37,000 passengers daily at Istanbul's Ataturk International, Ankara's Esenboga International, Adnan Menderes, Georgia's Tbilisi and Batumi Terminals, Tunisia's Enfidha Airport and Macedonia's Skopje Airport.