Karachay–Cherkessia

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geographical name Ka·ra·chay–Cher·kes·sia \ˌkär-ə-ˈchī-chir-ˈke-syə\
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Karachayevo–Cherkesiya

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Definition of Karachay–Cherkessia

  1. autonomous region of southeastern Russia in Europe in the northern Caucasus Mountains and bordering on the Republic of Georgia area 5444 square miles (14,100 square kilometers), population 477,859; capital Cherkessk


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