|Grozny is a city in Russia, capital of the Chechen Republic. Located in the North Caucasus, on the banks of the Sunzha river (a tributary of the Terek). A major industrial center of the Caucasus, seriously damaged during the Chechen war and are currently rebuilding again. The internal division of the city is represented by four administrative districts. The population of 271,6 thousand people, 93,47% of the Chechens, of 3.68% Russian.
Telephone code: 7 871 2. Postcode: 364000. Car code: 95.
Based in 1818 year as the fortress of Terrible. In 1870 year he received the city status and the name terrible. In 1998 was Dzhokhar-Pala, in honor of the leader of the separatists Johar Dudayev. In 2000 year, returned the name terrible. In the Chechen language the city is called Colli-Pala (translated as "Sunzha city"), the name comes from the name of the river Sunzha (Soilj) .