Dagestan is a region of Russia in the North Caucasus bordering Chechnya and Georgia to the west, Stavropol Krai and Kalmykia to the north, the Caspian Sea to the east, and Azerbaijan to the South.

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In Dagestan

Derbent is a 5,000 year old city in Dagestan and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is the location of the mythical "Gates of Alexander," and easily one of the most impressive historical sites in Russia.

Makhachkala is the capital city of Dagestan and the largest city in the North Caucasus.

Izberbash is a small city of some 50,000 in Dagestan between Makhachkala and Derbent.

Akhty is a beautiful mountain village of about 15,000 people with a historic quarter and museum in Dagestan.

Gimri is a mountain village in Dagestan.

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