|Date of Karachayevo-Cherkessk Autonomous Region foundation – January 1922, in 1991 it was reorganized into Republic
Capital- Cherkessk was established in 1825, 120.7 thousand citizens.
Area- 14.3 thousand square kilometers
Population –436.3 thousand people
Political subdivisions- 4 cities, 8 districts, total 148 settlements.
Gross Regional Product of Karachai-Circassian Republic as well as total production output of industries and agriculture, construction and rendered services equals to 9.2 billion roubles as of 2002. Annual industrial growth reaches 10%. It is the highest rate in South Federal District. The following industries are the most developed in the Karachai-Circassian Republic: ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy (ZAO “Urupsky GOK”); chemical and petrochemical industries (OAO “Cherkessk chemical production association in the name of Z.S. Tsakhilov”; OAO “Rezinotechnic”); machine-building (OAO “NVA Plant”; OAO “Holodmash”, etc.); machine-tool and instrumentation industries (OAO “Plant in the name of S.K. Magomedov”, OAO “Gydropneumonormal”); electrical industry (OAO “Kaskad”, OAO “Spiral”, etc.); radio and communications industries (OAO “Polet”, OAO “Urupsky radio plant”); light industry (ZAO “PTShF "INE")
UMMC enterprises in Karachai-Circassian Republic