city in the south of Russia

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(Information last updated Aug 2020)

Makhachkala (Russian: Махачкала́ [məxət͡ɕkɐˈla] Avar: МахӀачхъала [maħat͡ʃq͡χːala]) is the capital city of Dagestan and the largest city in the North Caucasus.

Overview of Makhachkala

Get inEdit

A daily train service from Moscow is available, taking two nights. Long-distance connections with Kiev, Novosibirsk and Saint Petersburg among others are 1-2 times each week. Trains heading to and from Baku also calls here.

  • 1 Makhachkala railway station, ul. V. Emirova, 10.  

Get aroundEdit


Anzhi Makhachkala, the local football club.


Makhachkala's principal mosque





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