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The Abzhui (Abkhaz: Абжьыуа, Abzhwa) are a sub-group of the Abkhaz people. They live primarily in the Kodori River valley, of Abkhazia, and have their own dialect of the Abkhaz language.[1]


  1. ^ Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (2010). "Abkhaz". Encyclopedia Britannica. I: A-ak Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. p. 33. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8. 

More Reading[edit]

  • Olson, James S. (1994). An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of the Russian and Soviet Empires. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. p. 13. ISBN 978-0313274978.