Maykop

Maykop

Maykop (Russian: Майкоп, IPA: [mɐjˈkop]; Adyghe: Мыекъуапэ [məjaqʷaːpa], Məyeqwape, lit. "The valley of apple trees"[8]) is the capital city of the Republic of Adygea in Russia, located on the right bank of the Belaya River (a tributary of the Kuban River). It borders Maykopsky District, from which it is administratively and municipally separate, to the east and south; Giaginsky District to the north, and Belorechensky District of Krasnodar Krai to the west. Population: 144,249 (2010 Census);[4]156,931 (2002 Census);[9]148,608 (1989 Census).[10]

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