Batumi (Georgian: formerly known as Batumi) is a seaside city on the Black Sea coast and capital of Adjara, an autonomous republic in southwest Georgia. It has a population of 154,100. Batumi serves as an important port and a commercial centre. It is situated
in a subtropical zone, rich in agricultural produce such as citrus fruit and tea. While industries of the city include shipbuilding, food processing, and light manufacturing,
most of its economy revolves around tourism.