The Caucasus is a region between the Black and Caspian Seas. It consists of , , , and . Known for its alpine terrain, the Caucasus is home to Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain peak in Europe, on the Russo-Georgian border.

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is a country in the Caucasus. Sandwiched between in the north and in the south, it sits along the coast of the . Photo: Morray, CC BY 3.0.

is a former Soviet republic in the Caucasus and variously considered part of or . Photo: Ximonic, CC BY 1.0.

is a landlocked country in the Caucasus. This former Soviet republic straddles and and boasts an ancient and rich culture. Photo: Alexander Naumov, CC BY 3.0.

is a mostly unrecognized country that seceded from — but is still claimed by — . Photo: Halavar, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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