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En NameMakhachkala
Ru NameМахачкала
Loc Name1МахIачхъала
Loc Lang1Avar
Loc Name2Магьачкъала
Loc Lang2Kumyk
Image SkylineMахачкала-Дагестан.png
Map Label Positionright
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Makhachkala.png
Image FlagFlag of Makhachkala (Dagestan).png
Federal SubjectRepublic of Dagestan
Capital OfRepublic of Dagestan
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurMakhachkala Urban Okrug
Leader TitleCity Head
Leader NameSaid Amirov
Representative BodyAssembly of Deputies
Area Km2466.3
Pop 2010census577990
Pop 2010census Rank26th
Pop 2002census462412
Pop 2002census Rank37th
Established Date15th century
Prev Name1Petrovskoye
Prev Name1 Date1857
Prev Name2Petrovsk-Port
Prev Name2 Date1921
Dialing Codes8722
DateApril 2010

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Makhachkala ( ; Avar: МахIачхъала; Lezgian: Магьачкъала; Kumyk: Магьачкъала, Mağaçqala) is the capital city of the Republic of Dagestan, Russia. It is located on the western shore of the Caspian Sea. According to the preliminary results of the 2010 Census, the city had a population of 577,990.

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