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(Russian dɪrˈbjɛnt)
(Placename) a port in S Russia, in the Dagestan Republic on the Caspian Sea: founded by the Persians in the 6th century. Pop: 106 000 (2005 est)



a seaport in SE Dagestan in the SW Russian Federation, on the Caspian Sea. 69,000.
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We plan to build storage facilities in the Kizlyar, Derbent and Makhachkala regions with a total capacity of about 70 thousand tons.
On December 30, 2015, Islamic State-inspired gunmen opened fire on a group of people standing on the panoramic terrace of the ancient Dagestani citadel of Derbent, killing one and injuring 11 others.
Seasonal variation of total lipid and total fatty acid in musi and liver of rainbow trout (Oncorhnchus mykiss) reared in Derbent Dam Lake.
The authors also cover the history of semiperipheral and often independent entities such as the Crimean Khanate or Derbent, which comprised large swaths of the steppe and mountain frontier.
During 6th century CE, the Sassanian king Khosrau I erected a series of extraordinary walls at the city of Derbent, in what is today the southern Russian republic of Dagestan.
Derbent M, Yilmaz Z, Baltaci V, Saygili A, Varan B, Tokel K.
Acting on tips, the police forces stormed an apartment building in in Derbent city, located on the Caspian Sea, and killed the four militants, Russia's Interfax news agency reported, citing local security sources.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Four people died, while five were injured in a car explosion 15 km from the city of Derbent, in Dagestan, near a police checkpoint Feb.
The attack left one person dead and 11 injured after a gunman opened fire at the Derbent citadel Tuesday evening.
The Interfax news agency reported that the tourists were local residents who were visiting a viewing platform at the fortress in Derbent when an unidentified gunman opened fire from a nearby forest.
According to an alternate reading, "Africa" is to be read as Phrygia, which would take us in the direction of Derbent, where Alexander's barrier (i.
Alan Roberts, who as an Amlwch schoolboy grew up knowing his local coastline was dotted with shipwrecks, used the data to create a 3D image of the doomed WWI vessel, the HSS Derbent.