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Karachay-Cherkessia profile

  • 4 December 2012
  • From the section Europe
  • Territory: Karachay-Cherkessia
  • Status: Semi-autonomous region of Russia
  • Population: 440,000
  • Capital: Cherkessk
  • Area: 14,300 sq km
  • Languages: Russian, Karachay, Cherkess
  • Ethnic groups: Russian, Karachay, Charkess, Abazin, Nogay
  • Religion: Islam, Christianity
  • Main industries: Mining, agriculture