Khizi (Azerbaijani: Xızı) is the capital of the Khizi District of Azerbaijan. As of 2020, it has a population of 1,600.[1]

Khizi
Xızı
City & Municipality
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Khizi is located in Azerbaijan
Khizi
Khizi
Coordinates: 40°54′28″N 49°04′24″E / 40.90778°N 49.07333°E / 40.90778; 49.07333Coordinates: 40°54′28″N 49°04′24″E / 40.90778°N 49.07333°E / 40.90778; 49.07333
Country Azerbaijan
DistrictKhizi
Population
 • Total1,600
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)

The city of Khizi is located on the southern slope of the Greater Caucasus mountain range. However, the mountains located in the city are not high and the highest point is at an altitude of 958 meters above sea level - Mount Saraku and 2203 meters - Mount Dubrar. In several areas, the mountain slopes are used as winter pastures, while others are used as summer pastures.[2]

Notable nativesEdit

Some of the city's many prestigious residents include playwright Jafar Jabbarly, poets Mikayil Mushfig and Jabir Novruz, and wrestler Ashraf Aliyev.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Azərbaycan". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Город Хызы". gomap.az (in Russian). Retrieved 13 March 2021.

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