Dagestan is a republic found in the nation of Russia. Home to 2,576,531 people, it is the 22nd largest division in Russia in terms of population.
Dagestan gained its current status as a republic in the year 1921. The government of Dagestan is lead by Ramazan Abdulatipovand is based in the republic capital of Makhachkala (Population: 497,959).
The most populous cities in Dagestan are: Makhachkala (Population: 497,959), Khasavyurt (Population: 126,829), Derbent (Population: 105,965), Kaspiysk (Population: 81,752), Buynaksk (Population: 62,689).
Dagestan Republic - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1921|
|Capital||Makhachkala (Population: 497,959)|
|Head of Government||Ramazan Abdulatipov|
|Total Area||50,300 sq km (19,421 sq miles)|
|Population Density||51.2 sq km (132.7 sq miles)|