Derbent

Derbent occupies the narrow gateway between the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains connecting the Eurasian steppes to the north and the Middle East to the south. Its etymology derives from the Persian Darband (دربند), meaning `locked gate`, and it is often identified with the legendary Gates of Alexander, being known in Arabic as Bāb a.....
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Derbent

city, Dagestan republic, southwestern Russia. The city lies in the narrow gap between the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains at their closest ...
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Derbent

Derbent (dyirbyent') , city (1989 pop. 78,000), SE European Russia, in Dagestan, on the Caspian Sea. It stands on a narrow strip of land that forms a natural pass (the Caspian or Iron Gates) between the Caucasian foothills and the sea. Orchards and vineyards are cultivated. Industries include fo...
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