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    Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia

The Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia was formed in December 1992, after it had been reorganized from the autonomous area of Karachay-Cherkessia, which was established 12 January 1922.

The capital of republic is the city of Cherkessk. Lying in the north-west of the Caucasian Region, the republic borders the Krasnodar Territory, the Stavropol Territory, the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Georgia and Abkhazia.

The gem of the mountainous republic is surely the highest peak of the Caucasus Elbrus. The republic is rich in water resources including high-altitude lakes, waterfalls and 172 rivers, big and small.

Karachay-Cherkessia's coat of arms

The republic's coat of arms is round-shaped with yellow background symbolizing sunny Karachay-Cherkessia. The mountain in the centre stands for Elbrus the symbol of eternity, power and greatness. The outline of Elbrus lies on the blue circle representing the blue sky and waters. On the both sides of the circle there are rhododendrons an emblem of piece, health and purity.

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