a city in and the capital of the Mari Autonomous Republic, in the Russian Federation in Europe, NW of Kazan.
Mari Autonomous Republic
[mahr-ee; Russian muh-ryee]
autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Europe. 8994 sq. mi. (23,294 sq. km). Capital: Ioshkar-Ola.
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