The Stavropol Territory (Stavropol) is a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, part of the North Caucasian Federal District, and the North Caucasus Economic Region.
The administrative center is the city of Stavropol.
It is located in the central part of Ciscaucasia and on the northern slope of the Greater Caucasus. The Stavropol Territory stretches for 285 km from north to south and 370 km from west to east. The area of the edge is larger than, for example, the Netherlands.
In the west and southwest, the Stavropol Territory borders with the Krasnodar Territory, in the northwest with the Rostov Region, in the north and northeast with Kalmykia, in the east with Dagestan, in the southeast with the Chechen Republic, in the south with North Ossetia-Alania , Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkarian republics.