Orientation & Geography

Europe, Russia, Гудермесский район

Gudermes (Russian: Гудермéс, Chechen: Гуьмсе / Gümse) is a town in the Chechen Republic, Russia, located on the Sunzha River 36 km east of Grozny. Population: 33,756 (2002 Census); 32,000 (1970). Gudermes was a rural settlement until 1941. Later, it became a railroad junction between Rostov-on-Don, Baku, Astrakhan, and Mozdok. Gudermes is home for oil extraction industry.