Mughan District

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Mughan District was one of the administrative divisions of Shirvan Khanate.

Mughan district

HistoryEdit

The Mughan district was present in Sabirabad and Saatly Districts. The district governor was Hasan Khan.

PopulationEdit

In 1821, one fortress (Qalaqayın) and 44 hamlets (some of which are known as Bildik, Ulucali-Khalphali, Mammishli, Kurkandi, Jangan, First Ranjbars, Murids, Second Ranjbars, Garagli, Minbashi, Molla Vaizli, Damamayagali, Ali Sultanli, Şahadlı, Gushtan, Molday, Mustafabeyli, Hashimkhanli, Potular) hosted 500 families.

EconomyEdit

The residents of the Mugan district were engaged in agriculture, cattle breeding and cotton.

SourceEdit

  • (in Russian) Описание Ширванской провинции, составленное в 1820 году, по распоряжению главноуправляющего в Грузии А.П.Ермолова, генерал-майором Мадатовым и действительным статским советником Могилевским. — Тифлис: типография Главного Управления наместника Кавказского, 1867. — Number of pages:  287.

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