Type Political Subdivision
Other Forms FormsIngushet’ia (Armenian)
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Meaning & History
Means "(place) of the Ingush", from the Russian name for the Ingush people (natively called Ghalghai). The ethnic name is believed to be derived from Ангушт (Angusht), the Ingush name of a village currently located in North Ossetia-Alania. This is the name of a federal subject of Russia.