Karachay-Cherkessia

geographical name Ka·ra·chay-Cher·kes·sia \ ˌkär-ə-ˈchī-chir-ˈke-syə \
variants: or Karachayevo-Cherkesiya play \ˌkär-ə-ˈchī-ə-ˌvō-chir-ˈke-sē-ə\

Definition of Karachay-Cherkessia

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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