Masallı

Coordinates: 39°02′03″N 48°39′56″E / 39.03417°N 48.66556°E / 39.03417; 48.66556

Masallı (Masally) is a city in and the capital of the Masally District of Azerbaijan.

Masallı
Masalli rayon.jpg
Masallı is located in Azerbaijan
Masallı
Masallı
Coordinates: 39°02′03″N 48°39′56″E / 39.03417°N 48.66556°E / 39.03417; 48.66556
Country Azerbaijan
DistrictMasally
Established1960
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,400
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Area code(s)+994 151

HistoryEdit

Massalı city was established in 1960.[1] The name of the city comes from the name of a tribe – “masal” that lived in the territory of Masallı in ancient times.[2]

PopulationEdit

According to the statistics of 2009, the total number of Masallı city was 8867, of which 4469 (4.52%) were men and 4398 (4.48%) were women.[3]

TerritoryEdit

By the decree of the president on “Changes to administrative units of Masallı District” dated on 15 March 2013, Gigah, Dadva, Seybatin, Isgandarli villages of Masallı city were removed from the State register of territorial units of Azerbaijan.[4]

Historical monumentsEdit

There are approximately 208 historical, archeological, and architectural monuments in Masalli.[5]

Name [5] Type [5] Date [5]
Mosque architectural 19th century
Nazari Khanim Tomb architectural 14th century
Kurgan cemetery archaeological Bronze Age
Xudayartapa kurgan archaeological Bronze Age
Hajiaga hill kurgan archaeological Bronze Age
Xudabakhishyurd necropolis archaeological Early Bronze Age
Stone ram figure sculptural 19th century
Amir Tomb architectural 19th century
Arkivan castle architectural 9th – 10th centuries
Kangli caste architectural 12th century
Mirzal hill kurgan archeological Bronze Age
Shahriyar castle architectural Middle Ages
Sahhat castle architectural Middle Ages
Giz caste architectural 19th century
Pirzaba Tomb architectural Middle Ages
Onjakala castle architectural Middle Ages
Mahmud castle architectural Middle Ages
Baba Seyidagha Tomb architectural 16th century
Babak castle architectural 9th century

CourtEdit

Masalli District's Court is situated in Masalli city. The initial name of the court was Masalli District People's Court.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan SSR. "In the Administrative-territorial Division of the Azerbaijan SSR on January 1, 1961". Azerbaijan state publishing house, Baku, 1961, page 9
  2. ^ "Masallı Regional Mədəniyyət İdarəsi". masalli.mctgov.az. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  3. ^ "Azərbaycanın regionları | The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan". The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  4. ^ "Azərbaycan Prezidentinin Rəsmi internet səhifəsi - SƏNƏDLƏR » Qanunlar". president.az (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  5. ^ a b c d "Masallı Regional Mədəniyyət İdarəsi". masalli.mctgov.az. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  6. ^ UNIFIED JUDICIAL PORTAL. MASALLY DISTRICT COURT

External linksEdit

Masallı at GEOnet Names Server