A people located in the North Caucasus Mountains of Daghestan. They are for the most part Sunni Muslims and are considered one of the most conservative of the nationalities of that region. Their language is closely related to Lezgin. Some Rutul also live in Azerbaijan. Pronounced "ROOH-toohl".
Within Russia, there is a beautiful part of the Caucasus Mountains, where the Rutul people live. It's called Daghestan.