a city in and the capital of the Tuva Autonomous Republic, in the S Russian Federation in Asia.
Tuva Autonomous Republic
or Tu·vin·i·an Au·ton·o·mous Re·pub·lic
[too-vuh aw-ton-uh-muh s ri-puhb-lik or too-vin-ee-uh n aw-ton-uh-muh s ri-puhb-lik]
an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Asia: formerly an independent republic in Mongolia. 65,810 sq. mi. (170,500 sq. km). Capital: Kyzyl.
Formerly Tannu Tuva People's Republic, Tannu Tuva.
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