The third region, in the north, comprises the level, rolling plains of the Nogay Steppe.
The climate varies according to terrain and proximity to the Caspian Sea, but is generally continental.
The highest peak is Mount Tebulosmta (14,741 feet [4493 meters]).
The second region consists of the broad valleys of the Terek and Sunzha rivers.
It borders North Ossetia and Ingushetia in the west, Stavropol Krai in the north, Dagestan in the east, and Georgia to the south.
The land area of the Chechen republic totals 7452 square miles (19,300km²), which is by comparison between the sizes of Connecticut and New Jersey in the United States. In the south is the Greater Caucasus, the peaks of which forms the republic's southern boundary.
I found many inconsistencies, errors, myths and misunderstandings published, and in oral histories.
Since 1994, two wars, terrorist campaigns that have included apartment bombings, suicide attacks, and large-scale hostage crises have occurred. Since then, systematic reconstruction has taken place, though unrest remains an issue. Theories concerning the name's origin, include: deriving from the village of Nakhsh, the remains of which are high in the mountains, from nexça, or sheep cheese, or nox, a plow.
Some say it refers to the Biblical Noah named Nox in Chechen.
Why is it that Americans feel the need to almost apologize when they are looking for someone?
They feel the need to qualify things with statements like ‘ I am not desperate’ . Many Americans behave like if you do not have a boyfriend or girlfriend that looks like someone out of a J. If you date someone, but they are not your one and only, that is messed up.