Samtskhe-Javakheti is a region formed in 1995 in southern Georgia from the historical provinces of Meskheti (Samtskhe), Javakheti, and Tori (Borjomi gorge). Akhaltsikhe is its capital. The region comprises six administrative districts: Akhaltsikhe, Adigeni, Aspindza, Borjomi, Akhalkalaki, and Ninotsminda. There are 5 towns, 6 townlets, 67 community and village sakrebulos (assemblies), and 268 villages in the region. Samtskhe-Javakheti is bordered by the regions of Adjara to the west, Guria and Imereti to the north, Shida Kartli and Kvemo Kartli to the north-east and the east, and by Armenia and Turkey to the south and southwest.