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 (ko͝o-tī′sē, ko͞o′tə-yē′syĭ)
A city of western Georgia west-northwest of Tbilisi. The capital first of ancient Colchis and later of a medieval Georgian kingdom, Kutaisi was integrated into the Russian Empire after 1810.
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(Russian kutaˈisi)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Georgia on the Rioni River: one of the oldest towns of the Caucasus. Pop: 175 000 (2005 est)
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(kuˈtaɪ si)

also Ku•tais


a city in the W Georgian Republic. 235,000.
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Release date- 03092019 - Wizz Air, one of Europe's fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Georgia, announced today the start of two new routes from Kutaisi to Bologna and Cologne.
"By the beginning of 2020, production of electric cars will be launched in Kutaisi, making the country the first electric car manufacturer in the region.
For tourists there are two main entry points, capital city Tbilisi to the east, which is good for the wine regions, and government headquarters town Kutaisi to the west, good for access to the Caucasian highlands and the Svaneti mountains.
Wizz Air earlier this month (July 2019) announced service expansion at Kutaisi in Georgia, where it plans to base 2 additional Airbus A320 aircraft.
But that ground is also being used by Torpedo Kutaisi and Dinamo Tblisi, who will also both play in the first qualifying round.
Many travellers arrive in Georgia via Kb Kutaisi, which is the airport chosen by Wizzair for its low-cost service.
Better than the airport in Ohrid in this regard are only the airports in Taranto, Italy, and Kutaisi, Georgia.
FOOTBALL TODAY (7.45, unless stated) Europa League Play Off Round 2nd leg - Ufa v Rangers (3.0), Celtic v Suduva (8.0), Astana v Apoel Nicosia (3.0), AEK Larnaca v Trencin (4.30), Copenhagen v Atalanta (5.30), RB Leipzig v Zorya (5.30), Cluj v Dudelange (6.0), Karabakh v Sheriff (6.00), Ludogorets v Torpedo Kutaisi (6.00), Maccabi Tel-Aviv v Sarpsborg (6.00), Molde v Zenit (6.00), Apollon Limassol v Basel (6.0), Midtjylland v Malmo (6.15), Besiktas v Partizan Belgrade (7.0), Shkendija Tetovo v Rosenborg (7.15), Brondby v Genk (7.30), Spartak Trnava v Olimpija Ljubljana (7.30), FCSB v Rapid Vienna (7.30), Burnley v Olympiacos, Bordeaux v Gent, Sevilla v Sigma Olomouc (8.45).
Torpedo Kutaisi (GEO) -- KukE1/2s (ALB) v Ludogorets (BUL) -- Zrinjski (BIH)
Waiting in the second qualifying round for the winners will be either Georgian champions FC Torpedo Kutaisi or Moldova high-fliers FC Sheriff Tiraspol.
Over 150 pick-up locations are available throughout Tbilisi, Karadjala, Tskhaltubo, Gori, Batumi, Rustavi, Kutaisi, Marneuli, Poti, Bagdati, Ninotsminda, Akhaltsikhe, Sagaredzho, Kaspi, Kabali, Tsalka, Akhalkalaki, Kutaisi, Borjomi and other cities, with additional locations to be added in future.