Tskhenistsqali valley in Lower Svaneti
Native name ცხენისწყალი
Country Georgia
Main source Caucasus Major
River mouth Rioni River 
42°07′31″N 42°17′56″E / 42.1252°N 42.2989°E / 42.1252; 42.2989 (Mouth of Tskhenistsqali)Coordinates: 42°07′31″N 42°17′56″E / 42.1252°N 42.2989°E / 42.1252; 42.2989 (Mouth of Tskhenistsqali)
Physical characteristics
Length 184 km (114 mi)
Tskhenistsqali river (in red) on the map of Georgia.

Tskhenistsqali (Georgian: ცხენისწყალი, Cxenisċqali) is a river in northern Georgia. Its source is in the main range of the Caucasus Mountains, in the easternmost part of the Lentekhi District, lower Svaneti. A tributary of the river Rioni, its length is 184 kilometres (114 mi).[1] It flows through the small towns Lentekhi and Tsageri and joins the Rioni near the town of Samtredia.


  1. Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia. Department of Statistics (Tbilisi, 2008), Statistical Yearbook of Georgia: 2007, p. 12.

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