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Maikop

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/