Imerkhevi

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Imerkhevi is a valley in the north of Şavşat
Savsat
Şavşat is a town and district of Artvin Province in the Black Sea region, between the cities of Artvin and Kars on the border with Georgia at the far eastern end of Turkey.- Geography :...

 district in Artvin Province
Artvin Province
Artvin Province is a province in Turkey, on the Black Sea coast in the north-eastern corner of the country, on the border with Georgia.The provincial capital is the city of Artvin.-Geography:...

 of Turkey
Turkey
Turkey , known officially as the Republic of Turkey , is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe...

 along the border with Georgia
Georgia (country)
Georgia is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the southwest by Turkey, to the south by Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of...

. There are 14 villages in this area.

Imerkhevi was historically one of the subregions that made up the medieval Georgian principality of Shavsheti. After the implementation of Turk-Soviet and Turk-Georgian border in 1921, Imerkhevi became a part of Turkish territory. The centre of Imerkhevi, Diobani (დიობანი), was renamed as "Meydancık
Meydancik
Meydancık is a village in Imerkhevi in Şavşat District of Artvin Province. Meydancık stands for the official name given by Turkish authorities in 1925, it literally means "the small square / field". Meydancık is a municipality with a population of 2,059 in 2000 with the centre and six hamlets...

" by Turkish officials after 1925 and the vicinity has also become known as Meydancık.