Tatarstan

Tatarstan

[tah-ter-stan, ‐stahn]
noun
an autonomous republic in central Russia on the E European Plain, at the confluence of the Volga and Kama rivers. 26,192 sq. mi. (67,836 sq. km). Capital: Kazan.
Formerly Tatar Autonomous Republic.
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tatarstan

republic in the east-central part of European Russia. The republic lies in the middle Volga River basin around the confluence of the Volga and Kama rivers. Kazan (q.v.) is the capital

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