On August 17, a postal block dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Adyghe Republic was put into postal circulation

The Adyghe Republic is a constituent entity of the Russian Federation making part of the Southern Federal District and the North Caucasian economic region. The capital is the city of Maikop. The population is 468.3 thousand people (2022).

The Adyghe Republic was formed on July 27, 1922, as the Cherkessian (Adygean) Autonomous Oblast. In August of 1922, it was renamed into the Adygean (Cherkessian) Autonomous Oblast; in 1928 into the Adygean Autonomous Oblast; on October 5, 1990, it became the Adyghe Soviet Socialist Republic as a component republic of the RSFSR’ and since March 24, 1992, it is the Adyghe Republic in the composition of the Russian Federation.

Adygea is a unique region full of natural treasures. There are mountains and forests where hunting is allowed; there is a part of the famous Caucasian Nature Biosphere Reserve. The mountains of Adygea are registered in the UNESCO List of the World Heritage objects.

Adygea is an industrial-agrarian republic with such industries as food manufacturing, woodworking, pulp and paper sector, mechanical engineering and metalworking. The Republic has developed road and rail transport, as well as shipping on the Kuban River.

The postage block provides images of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Adygea, the Cathedral Mosque of Maikop, the National Museum of the Republic of Adygea, the Government building, St. Michael-Athos Zakubanskaya Hermitage, monument Forever with Russia, natural resources and national patterns.

In addition to the issue of the postal block, JSC Marka produced First Day Covers and special cancels for Moscow and Maikop.

Design Artist: I. Ulyanovsky.
Face value: 100 rubles.
Block size: 135×88 mm, stamp size in the block (diam): 32.5 mm
Quantity: 23 thousand blocks.

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