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Republic of Dagestan, Russia

Location of republic of Dagestan on a map

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

Country Russia
Region Type Republic
Time Zone MSK
Year of Establishment 1921
Capital Makhachkala (Population: 497,959)
Head of Government Ramazan Abdulatipov
Total Population 2,576,531
Total Area 50,300 sq km (19,421 sq miles)
Population Density 51.2 sq km (132.7 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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