The city of Majar (modern
Budyonnovsk, Stavropol'skiy Kray, Russia)
Majar was a medieval city of Golden Horde in
13th-14th centuries. It once played a major role in the trade
between Idel-Ural, Caucasus and the Black Sea region. In 1310–1311
the city minted its own money. In 1395 it was sacked by troops of
The ruins of buildings, public baths, water pipes and workshops, and
other remains of the city are situated on the river Kuma near
Budyonnovsk, Stavropol Kray, Russia.
The town was visited by Ibn Battuta in around 1332: "I then set out
for the city of al-Māchar, a large town, one of the finest of the
cities of the Turks, on a great river, and possessed of gardens and
fruits in abundance."