Khankala

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Khankala (Russian: Ханкала, Chechen: Хан-ГӀала, Ẋan-Ġala) is a settlement in Groznensky District of the Chechen Republic, Russia, located to the east of Grozny, the republic's capital. Population: 7,908 (2002 Census).[1]

The settlement is the location of a Russian military base, the headquarters of the 42nd Motor Rifle Division, and an airstrip. It was the site of the Battle of Khankala in 1994.

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Coordinates: 43°17′49″N 45°46′12″E / 43.29694°N 45.77000°E / 43.29694; 45.77000