Type Political Subdivision
Usage Russian, Afrikaans, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Chuvash, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Udmurt
Scripts Дагестан(Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Buryat Cyrillic, Chuvash, Macedonian, Mongolian Cyrillic, Serbian, Udmurt) דאגסטן(Hebrew) داڬيستن(Malay Jawi)
Other Forms FormsDaghestan, Dagistan
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/22/2016
From Russian Дагестан (Dagestan), which is from Turkish dağ meaning "mountain" combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a republic in southern Russia.