North Caucasus

a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe, E of the Black Sea.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • North Caucasus — regions within the Russian Federation The North Caucasus (or Ciscaucasia) is the northern part of the Caucasus region between the Black and Caspian Seas and within European Russia. The term is also used as a synonym for the North Caucasus… …   Wikipedia

  • North Caucasus —    Geographically, the North Caucasus, or Ciscaucasia, includes the foothills and mountains north of the Greater Caucasus Range’s watershed, and is bounded by the Black Sea in the west and the Caspian Sea in the east. Politically, the area… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • North Caucasus — a region in the S Russian Federation in Europe, E of the Black Sea. * * * …   Universalium

  • North Caucasus Military District — Северо Кавказский военный округ North Caucasus Military District Coat of Arms Founded May 4, 1918 Country …   Wikipedia

  • North Caucasus economic region — (Russian: Северо Кавказский экономический район; tr.: Severo Kavkazsky ekonomichesky rayon) is one of twelve economic regions of Russia. North Caucasus economic region on the map of Russia In this area, descending northward from the principal… …   Wikipedia

  • North Caucasus Krai — as of 1934 given before split on 2 krai North Caucasus Krai (Russian: Северо Кавказский край) was an administrative division (a krai) of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. It was established on October 17, 1924. After undergoing… …   Wikipedia

  • North Caucasus Railway — Headquarters of the railway in Rostov on Don. North Caucasus Railway (Russian: Северо Кавказская железная дорога) is a 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 5⁄6 in) broad gauge Russian railway network that links the Sea of Azov (in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Insurgency in the North Caucasus — North Caucasus insurgency Russian President Dmitri Medvedev meets with Alexander Bortnikov on …   Wikipedia

  • Suicide attacks in the North Caucasus conflict — v · …   Wikipedia

  • Dolmens of North Caucasus — Dolmen near the Zhane river Concentrations of megaliths, dolmens and stone labyrinths have been found (but little studied) throughout the Caucasus Mountains, including the Abkhazia. Most of them are represented by rectangular structures made of… …   Wikipedia

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