What is Dagestan?
Dagestan is a republic of the Russian Federation. Dagestan's capital and largest city is Makhachkala.
Where is Dagestan located?
The Republic of Dagestan is located in Southern Russia, between the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian Sea. It is bordered by Georgia and Azerbaijan on the south, Chechnya and Stavropol Krai on the west, Kalmykia on the north and the Caspian Sea on the east.
What are the physical features of Dagestan?
The Republic of Dagestan can be divided into two well distinguished regions. The northern part is home of the alluvial plains of the rivers flowing from the northern slopes of the Caucasus right into the Caspian Sea. The southern part of Dagestan is characterized by the eastern ranges of the Caucasus Mountains, with several peaks rising over 4,000 meters.
What is the highest mountain in Chechnya?The highest peak of Dagestan is Bazar Dyuzi (aka Mount Bazarduzu) lying on the southern border with Azerbaijan. Its height is 4,466 meters, or 14,648 ft. Other notable peaks of the region are Mount Dyultydag and Addala-Shukhgelmeer.
What is the capital of Dagestan?
Dagestan's capital and largest city is Makhachkala. It is located in the eastern central region of Dagestan, right on the coast of the Caspian Sea.