R217 highway (Russia)
Federal Highway M29
|Федеральная автомобильная дорога M29|
|Length:||1,118 km (695 mi)|
|South end:||Azerbaijani border|
|Russian Federal Highways|
Major towns along the road include Kropotkin, Nevinnomyssk, Mineralnye Vody, Pyatigorsk, Nalchik, Beslan, Grozny, Gudermes, Khasavyurt, Makhachkala, and Derbent. After crossing the Greater Caucasus, the route continues to Baku.
On November 17, 2010, in accordance with Government Resolution Number 928, the route was given a new designation, Р217 (in Latin letters R217); the M29 designation may be used until the end of 2017.