Mədrəsə (Madrasa; Armenian: Մատրասա, romanized: Matrasa) 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. It has a population of 2,597.
Մատրասա • Matrasa
Church in the village (1986)
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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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