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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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Azerbaijan sells AZERI LT via the Turkish port of Ceyhan and Georgian ports - Batumi and Supsa.
The 5-star Wyndham Hotel and 4-star Best Western Plus opened in Batumi, while the 4-star Golden Tulip was added to the international hotel stock in Borjomi.
Once completed, the East-West Highway from Tbilisi to Batumi via Poti will provide direct access to 2.
Along with Tbilisi and Batumi, Kutaisi will become flydubai's third point in Georgia and will be served with three weekly flights between June 14 and September 22, 2018.
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, who was returning Friday to the Georgian capital Tbilisi from a summit with EU leaders in Brussels, diverted his plane to Batumi upon learning of the fire at the posh 22-storey Leogrand hotel.
A fire in a hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi killed 11 people, an official said on Saturday.
The EBRD and the EU have helped a traditional brewery in Batumi, Georgia, upgrade its production and enhance quality to meet European standards.
These huge numbers--which first came to light when over 800,000 birds were counted In a single season in 2008--are why the Batumi Bottleneck is likely Eurasia's most important autumn flyway.
Dubsky then moved to Batumi, Georgia as food & beverage manager, as part of the pre-opening team of Radisson Blu Hotel Batumi.
The interest of opening of new hotels has shifted Mr Dubsky to Batumi, Georgia as food and beverage manager to become a core team member of pre-opening team of Radisson Blu Hotel Batumi.
Air Arabia and Georgian officials mark the launch of the service to Batumi.
Air Arabia celebrates its flight arrival in Batumi, the second largest city of Georgia.