Kələki (also, Kalaki, Kalakik and Kyalaki) is a village and municipality in the Ordubad District of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located on the Ordubad-Unus highway, 45 km in the north-east from the district center. People of the village is busy with gardening, vegetable-growing, animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club, library and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 463.[1]

Kələki
Municipality
Kələki is located in Azerbaijan
Kələki
Kələki
Coordinates: 39°00′12″N 45°58′55″E / 39.00333°N 45.98194°E / 39.00333; 45.98194Coordinates: 39°00′12″N 45°58′55″E / 39.00333°N 45.98194°E / 39.00333; 45.98194
Country Azerbaijan
Autonomous republicNakhchivan
DistrictOrdubad
Population
(2005)
 • Total463
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)

HistoryEdit

Kələki is a village of the Ordubad district in the administrative unit of the Unus village,[2] on the bank of the Vənəndçay river, on the foothill of the Uçurdağ mountain. The village got its name from the nearby ruins of the temple. The name made out the words in Arabic-language "kala" (temple) and in Persian-language, the word "ki" (mountain) of the phonetic version of "kuh" and means "temple mountain".[3]

PopulationEdit

According to the information from detailed book of the Nakhchivan sanjag (pp. 183–184), there were 28 males[4] non-Muslim population in the Kələki village of the subject area of Azadciran of the Nakhchivan sanjag.[5]

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. Vol. I. Baku: ANAS. p. 285. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9.
  2. ^ AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASININ Q A N U N U
  3. ^ ”Azərbaycan toponimlərinin ensiklopedik lüğəti”. İki cilddə. I cild. Bakı, “Şərq-Qərb”, 2007.
  4. ^ Note: Female gender are not taken into account.
  5. ^ Naxçıvan sancağının müfəssəl dəftəri 9 məhərrəm 1140 (27 avqust 1727) Archived 2012-10-22 at the Wayback Machine. Bakı şəhəri, "Elm" nəşriyyatı, 2001-ci il. İçindəkilər: Dərəşahbuz nahiyəsi, səh 118
  6. ^ Abulfaz Elchibey President of Azerbaijan

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