Samegrelo is located among the ravines created by Rioni, Enguri and Tskhenistskali rivers. Svaneti is landlocked by the Greater Caucasus mountains. Its north end in the Svaneti region reaches 5201 meters. This western region is kept warm and humid by the Black Sea. From south to north, the climate changes from subtropical to a moderate climate. Samegrelo region is known for the Kolkheti National Park and its lowlands full of Solidago or Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea) which flowers in autumn, and Amorpha (Amorpha fruticosa). The region also has two national parks in Samegrelo and Svaneti with rich ecosystems such as: Largest Masterwort Astrantia maxima; Wild Mustard Sinapis arvensis; White Clover Trifolium repens; Gooseberry Grossularia reclinata; Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus. Svaneti is characterized by alpine wildflowers: Field Clover Trifolium Campestre; European Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus; Spurge Laurel Daphne mezereum. Annual humidity ranges from 900 – 1400 mm annually. Thanks to these climate conditions, bees are active 255 days of the year.