Bolnisi is a citycountry in the country of Georgia, located in the Kvemo Kartli region and capital of the Bolnisi distrct. It currently has an estimated 13800 inhabitants.
The Ateni Sioni church is an early 7th century Georgian orthodox church in the village of Ateni, some 10 km south of the city of Gori, Georgia. The name Sioni derives from mount Zion at Jerusalem. Near the church there are the ruins of the medieval fortified town of Ateni.