Mədrəsə (Madrasa; Armenian: Մատրասա, romanizedMatrasa) is a village and municipality in the Shamakhi District of Azerbaijan. This village had a generally homogeneous Armenian population in 1918 and maintained a significant Armenian presence up until the forced exodus of Armenians from Azerbaijan in 1988.[2][3] It has a population of 2,597.


Մատրասա • Matrasa
Church in the village (1986)
Church in the village (1986)
Mədrəsə is located in Azerbaijan
Coordinates: 40°36′53″N 48°33′51″E / 40.61472°N 48.56417°E / 40.61472; 48.56417Coordinates: 40°36′53″N 48°33′51″E / 40.61472°N 48.56417°E / 40.61472; 48.56417
Country Azerbaijan
 • Total2,597
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)

Madrasa was home to one of the last two Armeno-Tat communities in Azerbaijan, until they were expelled in the 1990s.

It is the origin of the Madrasa grape, which is still cultivated locally and internationally for winemaking.

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  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ Narine Vlasyan (February 5, 2019). "Shamakhi: A Lost Dialect, a Lost Identity". evnreport.com.
  3. ^ Karapetian, S (1997). "Armenian Lapidary Inscriptions of Boon-Aghvank". Yerevan: Publishing House of the State Academy of Sciences of Armenia “Gitut'yun”: 46. ISBN 5-8080-0144-7. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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