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Lechkhums

Lechkhums are the ethnographical group of Georgians that live on the territory of a historical district Lechkhumi, in the middle part of the river Tskhenistskali (nowadays the Tsager district of Georgia). Their culture and way of life are close to that of the population of the mountainous districts of Imeretia. They speak a dialect of Georgian language. Their main occupations are agriculture (corn, wheat, etc.) and vine-growing.

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