Cherkess Autonomous Region

Cherkess Autonomous Region:

see Karachay-Cherkess RepublicKarachay-Cherkess Republic
, constituent republic (1990 est. pop. 420,000), c.5,500 sq mi (14,200 sq km), Stavropol Territory, SE European Russia, in the Greater Caucasus, along the upper Kuban River. Cherkessk is the capital.
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