The Caucasus is a region located between the Black and Caspian Seas. It consists of Southern Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Known for its alpine terrain, the Caucasus is home to Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain peak in Europe, located on the Russo-Georgian border.
Armenia is a landlocked country in the Caucasus that is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Iran to the south, Azerbaijan to the east, and Azerbaijan's Naxcivan exclave to the southwest.
Azerbaijan is a former Soviet republic in the Caucasus and variously considered part of Europe or Asia.
- Location: Middle East, Asia
- Latitude of center: 41° 18' 5.5" (41.3015°) north
- Longitude of center: 45° 0' 14.8" (45.0041°) east
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