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Stavropol and Stavropol Region

The following is a list of sites describing Stavropol in the North Caucasus Region of southern Russia. The city of Stavropol, founded in 1777, is the administrative center of the region and the hometown of Mikhail Gorbachev. We have also compiled resources on other cities of this region including the Nevinnomyssk and the Caucaucus Mineralnye Vody region (Pyatigorsk, Mineralnye Vody, Georgievsk, Essentuki, Kislovodsk , and others). Prior to 1924, this region was also known by the names of Southeastern Oblast, North Caucasian Kray, and Ordzhonikidze Kray. The village of Privolnoie in the Krasnogvardeisky district of this region was the birthplace of Mikhail Gorbachev.

We hope this list will continue to grow as more communities become represented on the World Wide Web so please be sure to let us know if you are aware of any other sites.


  • Administration of Caucasus Mineralnye Vody *

    This regional server is still under development, but it promises to be a comprehensive resource about Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region (Pyatigorsk, Mineralnye Vody, Georgievsk, Essentuki, Kislovodsk, and others). Information is available only in Russian

  • Caucasus Mineralnye Vody *

    In the future this server will provide access to the information about all cities in the Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region

  • Iowa Sister States - Stavropol *

    Information and a photo gallery is provided by the Iowa Sister States organization.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Stavropol *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • STAVROPOL.NET *

    This site contains pages about the Stavropol region's history and culture, financial institutions, government, industry, etc. In Russian only.

  • Welcome to Pyatigorsk *

    Lots of photos and a map of Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region is provided.

  • Welcome to Stavropol and Stavropol Kray *

    Anani Bareyan has put together a great page about this city and region with nice pictures.


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