On October 3, a postal block dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic was put into postal circulation

The Kabardino-Balkar Republic is a constituent entity of the Russian Federation. It was formed in 1922 as the Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Oblast and since 1992, it has its modern name the Kabardino-Balkar Republic. It makes part of the North Caucasian Federal District; the capital is the city of Nalchik. The official languages are Kabardinian, Balkarian, and Russian. The population is 870.4 thousand people (2022). The area is 12 thousand sq. km.

The economy of the Republic is based on agriculture (grain crops: wheat, corn, millet; industrial crops: sunflower, hemp; dairy and meat cattle farming) as well as timber logging.

The Kabardino-Balkarian Republic is rich in resources of minerals, such as tungsten, molybdenum, oil, medicinal thermal water springs and ecologically pure water; industrial reserves of bentonite clays, spars and tuff deposits, valuable rocks (granite, diorite, diabase porphyrites) and a lot more.

The territory of Kabardino-Balkaria is home to the Prielbrusye (Mount Elbrus) National Park, Kabardino-Balkarian Mountain Reserve and 11 national wildlife areas.

The postal block provides images of the Coat of Arms of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, the Memorial Arch of Friendship, the Green Theater and the Elbrus Celebration Palace, the Tourist House in Nalchik, the Baksan Hydroelectric Power Plant, natural treasures and the national ornament.

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

Design Artist: I. Ulyanovsky.
Face value: 100 rubles.
Block size: 135×88 mm, stamp size in the block (diam): 33 mm.
Quantity: 23 thousand blocks.

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