republic of Russia; federal subject of Russia

The Republic of Adygea (/ˌɑːdɪˈɡə/;[11] Russian: Респу́блика Адыге́я; Adyghe: Адыгэ Республик, Adygæ Respublik), also called the Adyghe Republic, is a federal subject of Russia in the North Caucasus region of Eastern Europe. It is the fifth-smallest federal subject in Russia. Adygea is one of Russia's republics and home to the Circassian people. The official languages of Adygea are Russian and Adyghe. The capital and largest city of Adygea is Maykop, which houses one-third of the republic's population.

Republic of Adygea
Республика Адыгея (Russian)
Адыгэ Республик (Adyghe)
—  Republic  —


Coat of arms
Coordinates: 44°39′N 40°00′E / 44.650°N 40.000°E / 44.650; 40.000Coordinates: 44°39′N 40°00′E / 44.650°N 40.000°E / 44.650; 40.000
Political status
Federal districtSouthern[2]
Economic regionNorth Caucasus[3]
EstablishedJuly 3, 1991
Republic DayOctober 5[4]
Government (as of January 2017)
 • Head[5]Murat Kumpilov
 • LegislatureState Council (Khase)[5]
Area (as of the 2002 Census)[6]
 • Total7,792 km2 (3,009 sq mi)
Area rank80th
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total439,996
 • Rank74th
 • Density[7]56.47/km2 (146.3/sq mi)
 • Urban50.9%
 • Rural49.1%
Population (2018 est.)
 • Total453,376[8]
Time zone(s)MSK (UTC+04:00)
ISO 3166-2RU-AD
License plates01
Official languagesRussian;[9] Adyghe[10]
Official website

References Edit

  1. Law #90
  2. Президент Российской Федерации. Указ №849 от 13 мая 2000 г. «О полномочном представителе Президента Российской Федерации в федеральном округе». Вступил в силу 13 мая 2000 г. Опубликован: "Собрание законодательства РФ", №20, ст. 2112, 15 мая 2000 г. (President of the Russian Federation. Decree #849 of May 13, 2000 On the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in a Federal District. Effective as of May 13, 2000.).
  3. Госстандарт Российской Федерации. №ОК 024-95 27 декабря 1995 г. «Общероссийский классификатор экономических регионов. 2. Экономические районы», в ред. Изменения №5/2001 ОКЭР. (Gosstandart of the Russian Federation. #OK 024-95 December 27, 1995 Russian Classification of Economic Regions. 2. Economic Regions, as amended by the Amendment #5/2001 OKER. ).
  4. Law #168-1
  5. 5.0 5.1 Constitution, Article 7.4.
  6. Федеральная служба государственной статистики (Federal State Statistics Service) (2004-05-21). "Территория, число районов, населённых пунктов и сельских администраций по субъектам Российской Федерации (Territory, Number of Districts, Inhabited Localities, and Rural Administration by Federal Subjects of the Russian Federation)". Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  7. The density value was calculated by dividing the population reported by the 2010 Census by the area shown in the "Area" field. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox is not necessarily reported for the same year as the population.
  8. Republic of Adygea Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. "Численность населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Archived from the original on 2019-05-13. Retrieved 2021-05-14. (166 KB) (in Russian)
  9. Official throughout the Russian Federation according to Article 68.1 of the Constitution of Russia.
  10. Constitution of the Republic of Adygea, Article 5
  11. "Adygeya at". Retrieved 2009-09-23.