- For other uses, see Maykop (disambiguation).
Maykop (Russian: Майко́п; Adyghe: Мыекъуапэ/Myequape) is the capital of the Republic of Adygea, located on the northern bank of the Belaya River (a tributary of the Kuban). It has a population of 156,931 (2002 Adygean Census); 148,608 (1989 Census).
Since 1936 to the fall of the Soviet Union, Maykop was the administrative center of Adyghe Autonomous Oblast of the USSR. Maykop was occupied by the Nazis from October 1942 to January 1943, when it was retaken by the Transcaucasian Front of the Red Army.
Since 1991, Maykop has been the capital of the Republic of Adygea.
Municipally, Maykop is incorporated as a municipal urban okrug, with the following rural localities under its jurisdiction:
- khutor of Gaverdovsky
- stanitsa of Khanskaya
- khutor of Kosinov
- settlement of Podgorny
- settlement of Rodnikovy
- settlement of Severny
- khutor of Vesyoly
- settlement of Zapadny
|Cities and towns in the Republic of Adygea|
| Capital: Maykop|