Kani village – the usual mountain village. Cani – is one of the villages Kulinsky Lak area. Altitude – 1,800 m, distance from Makhachkala – 155-160 km. Kani – a former home Tinkerfolk, masons, and in the Soviet era – the cradle talented teachers, doctors, engineers, economists and scientists. Kani – originates from the small settlement nestled in the hills around the present village.
Earlier in antiquity around the present village of Kani were small settlements: ByachIaribakIu, AkIilabakIu, TsIovkIrabakIu, Butsulttahalu. This is evidenced by the remains of the foundations of houses, graves and other items. In kanintsev a legend for the extradition of married daughters of tuhuma "Avburttiguhul" in the settlement on the hill "ByachIaribakIu," and at this cemetery of our village is a monument with the inscription: Ayzhayzhallihal dushra, Avburttiguhal SSDS, Maylul chchatIaya chchatIayn Chchannu bizlay buvkIssara ("I am the daughter of renowned hunters, the sister of seven brothers, without stepping on the ground in the bushes ISIR, I went to the groom's house"). Different circumstances of economic, social and domestic nature caused the association of these settlement in one village. Gathered for site selection for construction of a new village elders decided to release all the settlements of two oxen, and the place where the oxen will fall to build a mosque and around the village to build a total. So it was selected location and construction of the present village. On the wall of the mosque is an inscription 1734god. Among the place names of interest to the title in certain localities, "GulutsIalu", "TsIuvkIravalu," and some others.