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Adygeysk

Adygeysk

Adygeysk (Адыге́йск; ) is a town in the Republic of Adygea, Russia, located near Krasnodar Reservoir, 100 km north-west of Maykop. The town is in direct jurisdiction of the republic. Population: 12,209 (2002 Census); 12,548 (1989 Census).

History

It was founded as the settlement of Adygeysky (Адыге́йский) in 1969 due to the construction of Krasnodar Reservoir. It was renamed Teuchezhsk (Теуче́жск) in 1976, when it was granted town status, but was again renamed Adygeysk in 1992.

Municipality

Municipally, Adygeysk is incorporated as a municipal urban okrug, with the following rural localities under its jurisdiction:

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