Bats is a member of the Nakh branch of the Northeast
Caucasian languages spoken by about 3,420 people in Georgia,
mainly in Zemo-Alvani, a village on the Kakhetia Plain in
the Akhmeta district (ახმეტა) in
eastern Georgia. There are also some Bats speakers in
Tbilisi and other Georgian towns.
Bats, which is also known as Batsi, Batsbi, Batsb, Batsaw
and Tsova-Tush, is related to Chechen and Ingush, though is
not mutually intelligible with them.