Chaghaduz (Azerbaijani: Çağadüz) or Sargsashen (Armenian: Սարգսաշեն) is a village in the Khojavend District of Azerbaijan, in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The village had an ethnic Armenian-majority population prior to the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war, and also had an Armenian majority in 1989.
Chaghaduz / Sargsashen
Çağadüz / Սարգսաշեն
|Coordinates: 39°41′31″N 46°53′42″E / 39.69194°N 46.89500°E|
Republic of Artsakh (claimed)
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AZT)|
During the Soviet period, the village was part of the Martuni District of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast. After the First Nagorno-Karabakh War, the village was administrated as part of the Martuni Province of the breakaway Republic of Artsakh. The village was captured by Azerbaijan during the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war.
Historical heritage sitesEdit
Historical heritage sites in and around the village include a shrine from between the 2nd millennium BCE and the 17th century BCE, the fortress-settlement of Jaghaduz (Armenian: Ջաղադուզ) from the 3rd century BCE, khachkars from between the 11th and 12th centuries, and 19th-century watermills.
The village had 264 inhabitants in 2005, and 285 inhabitants in 2015.
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