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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caucasus

The Caucasus /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ or Caucasia /kɔːˈkeɪʒə/ is a region located at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. It is home to the Caucasus Mountains, which contain Europe's highest mountain, Mount Elbrus, at 5,642 metres (18,510 ft), located on the west of the Greater ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peoples_of_the_Caucasus

This article deals with the various ethnic groups inhabiting the Caucasus region. There are more than 50 ethnic groups living in the region. Contents. [hide]. 1 By language group. 1.1 People speaking Caucasic languages; 1.2 Peoples speaking Turkic languages; 1.3 Peoples speaking Indo-European languages; 1.4  ...

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2008/08/do_white_people_really_come_from_the_caucasus.html

Aug 19, 2008 ... Russia continues to occupy the former Soviet state of Georgia, despite agreeing to a cease-fire last week. "The Caucasus is a difficult and complicated place," one Russian political scientist told the Financial Times, referring to the small mountainous region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that ...

www.britannica.com/place/Caucasus

The great historic barrier of the Caucasus Mountains rises up across the wide isthmus separating the Black and Caspian seas in the region where Europe and Asia converge. Trending generally from northwest to southeast, the mountains consist of two ranges—the Greater Caucasus (Russian: Bolshoy Kavkaz) in the north ...

www.ancestry.com/dna/ethnicity/caucasus

Discover more about Caucasian ethnicity, with AncestryDNA. Explore the history & culture of Armenian, Persian, Iraqi & other Caucasian ethnic groups.

wikitravel.org/en/Caucasus

The Caucasus is a mountainous area nestled between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, consisting of southern Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. This transitional region has a foothold in both Eastern Europe and Western Asia, but is generally viewed as part of modern Europe. Covered in some of the world's  ...

www.geocurrents.info/place/russia-ukraine-and-caucasus/where-is-the-caucasus

Jan 11, 2012 ... For the next two weeks or so, GeoCurrents will examine the Caucasus. This unusually long focus on a particular place derives from several reasons. The Caucasus is one of the most culturally complex and linguistically diverse parts of the world, noted as well for its geopolitical intricacy and intractable ...

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en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Caucasus

The Caucasus is a region located between the Black and Caspian Seas. It consists of Southern Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Known for its alpine terrain, the Caucasus is home to Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain peak in Europe, located on the Russo-Georgian border. The region is considered part of the ...