Ingushetia

Ingushetia

[ing-goo-shee-shuh, -tee-uh]
noun
an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation, in the N Caucasus. 1544 sq. mi. (4000 sq. km). Capital: Magas.
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ingushetia

republic in southwestern Russia. The crest line of the Greater Caucasus range forms its southern boundary with Georgia; the Russian republic of Chechnya lies to the east, and that of North Ossetia-Alania (formerly North Ossetia) to the west and north. In 2002 the capital was moved from Nazran to Magas.

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