Ermak Travel Guide

 

Magas

Магас

 

 

 

 

 

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Description of Magas

Magas is a city in the south of Russia, the capital of the Republic of Ingushetia. One of the few in recent decades, cities of the world, specifically founded as the capital. The smallest and youngest settlement, which is the administrative center of the subject of the Russian Federation. The city of republican significance, which forms the city of the same name of the city of Magas with the status of the city district as the only settlement in its composition. The city has Moscow time. The time zone is UTC + 3.

 

 

 

History of Magas

The Republic of Ingushetia came into existence in 1992, having been split from the Chechen–Ingush ASSR. Nazran, the largest of three towns of the new republic, was made a temporary capital.

In 1995, President Ruslan Aushev founded Magas just a few kilometers south of Nazran, naming it after the medieval city of Maghas. The new town was supposed to serve purely for administrative needs.

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips