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.
Name in Adyghe
Capital of the Republic of Adygeya
On the River Belaya
355km south of Rostov-on-Don, 1,425km south of Moscow
144,544 people (2014)
Third Saturday in September