Checheno-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

autonomous soviet socialist republic of a union republic of the Soviet Union

The Checheno-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic[a] (Checheno-Ingush ASSR) was an autonomous republic within the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. They existed from 1936 to 1944 and again from 1957 to 1992. Its capital was Grozny.

Checheno-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Нохч-ГӀалгӀайн ACCP
  • Нохч-ГӀалгӀай АССР
  • Чечено-Ингушская ACCP
Autonomous republic of the Russian SFSR
of Checheno-Ingush ASSR
Coat of arms

Map of the Soviet Caucasus
including the Checheno-Ingush ASSR
"My Checheno-Ingushetia"
Чечено-Ингушетия Моя
  • Chechen
  • Ingush
 • MottoЕрриг Пачхьалкхийн Пролетареш, Цхьаьнакхета!
(Workers of the world, unite!)
Historical era20th century
• Unification of Ingush and Chechen Autonomous Oblasts
15 January 1934
• Sovereignty declared
27 November 1990
• Formation of the Chechen–Ingush Republic
16 May 1992
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Checheno-Ingush Autonomous Oblast
Chechen Republic of Ichkeria
Today part ofRussia



As of the 1979 census, the territory had an area of 19,300 km2 (7,500 sq mi) and a population of 611,405 being Chechens, 134,744 Ingush, and the rest being Russians and other ethnic groups.

  1. Chechen: Нохч-ГӀалгӀайн Автономнин Советски Социалистически Республика, romanized: Noxç-Ġalġayn Avtonomnin Sovetski Socialistiçeski Respublika; Ingush: Нохч-ГӀалгӀай Автономе Советий Социализма Республика, romanized: Noxç-Ġalġay Avtonome Sovetiy Socializma Respublika; Russian: Чече́но-Ингу́шская Автономная Советская Социалистическая Республика, romanized: Checheno-Ingushskaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika