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Maikop

Essentials

Maikop is the capital of the small and pastoral Republic of Adygea which is entirely located within the Krasnodar Territory and therefore easy to visit from Krasnodar. It is a very pleasant city with an impressive central mosque. There are also some beautiful natural sites on the outskirts of the city.

Maikop


Basic facts
Name in Russian Майкоп
Name in Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Myekuape)
Status Capital of the Republic of Adygeya
Location On the River Belaya
Distance 355km south of Rostov-on-Don, 1,425km south of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 144,544 people (2014)
First Mentioned 1825
City Day Third Saturday in September
Official Website http://www.admins.maykop.ru/