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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Karachayevo-Cherkesiya (republic)  Karachayevo-Cherkesiya (republic)

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 042 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 42.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The region comprises mountains, alpine meadows, and glacial areas. It was the Cherkess oblast from 1922-1926. Karachay and Cherkess were separated autonomous oblasts until the Karachays were exiled during WW II. The economy is based mainly on food-processing.

Names:
Karachayevo-Cherkesiya (preferred,C,V)
Karachayevo-Cherkesskaya Respublika (C,V,Russian (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Karačajevo-Čerkesskaja Respublika (C,V)
Karachay-Cherkessia-provisional (C,V)
Karachay-Cherkessia (C,V)
Karachai-Cherkess (C,V)
Karačajevo-Čerkesija (C,V)
Karačajevo-Čerkesskaja Avtonomaja Oblast' (H,V)
Karachayevo-Cherkesskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast' (H,V)
Karachayevo-Cherkesskaya AO (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Karachayevo-Cherkesiya (republic)  ............  Karachayevo-Cherkesiya (republic) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Karachayevo-Cherkesiya (republic)  ........  Karachayevo-Cherkesiya (republic) (P)

Place Types:
republic (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
oblast (H)  ............  first formed in 1922 & dissolved in 1926; reestablished in 1957

Sources and Contributors:
Karačajevo-Čerkesija..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-83
Karačajevo-Čerkesskaja Avtonomaja Oblast'..........  [VP]
....................................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-85
Karačajevo-Čerkesskaja Respublika..........  [VP]
........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
Karachai-Cherkess..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 735
Karachay-Cherkessia..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 735
...................................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Karachay-Cherkessia-provisional..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Karachayevo-Cherkesiya..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 December 2014
Karachayevo-Cherkesskaya AO..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
Karachayevo-Cherkesskaya Avtonomnaya Oblast'..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
Karachayevo-Cherkesskaya Respublika..........  [VP Preferred]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 735
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-85
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-83
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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