Nakhichevanik

Nakhichevanik (Armenian: Նախիջևանիկ, romanizedNakhijevanik) or Nakhchivanly (Azerbaijani: Naxçıvanlı) is a village de facto in the Askeran Province of the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh, de jure in the Khojaly District of Azerbaijan. The village has an ethnic Armenian-majority population, and also had an Armenian majority in 1989.[2]

Nakhichevanik
Նախիջևանիկ
Naxçıvanlı
A view of Nakhichevanik
A view of Nakhichevanik
Nakhichevanik is located in Republic of Artsakh
Nakhichevanik
Nakhichevanik
Nakhichevanik is located in Azerbaijan
Nakhichevanik
Nakhichevanik
Coordinates: 39°54′28″N 46°52′14″E / 39.90778°N 46.87056°E / 39.90778; 46.87056Coordinates: 39°54′28″N 46°52′14″E / 39.90778°N 46.87056°E / 39.90778; 46.87056
Country (de facto) Artsakh
 • ProvinceAskeran
Country (de jure) Azerbaijan
 • DistrictKhojaly
Elevation
775 m (2,543 ft)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total222
Time zoneUTC+4 (AMT)

HistoryEdit

During the Soviet period, the village was a part of the Askeran District of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast.

Historical heritage sitesEdit

Historical heritage sites in and around the village include tombs from the 2nd-1st millennium BC, the village of Varder (Armenian: Վարդեր) from between the 16th and 19th centuries, the 17th-century St. Astvatsatsin Church, and an 18th/19th-century cemetery.[1]

Economy and cultureEdit

The population is mainly engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry. As of 2015, the village has a municipal building, a house of culture, a secondary school, and a medical centre.[1]

DemographicsEdit

The village had 211 inhabitants in 2005,[3] and 222 inhabitants in 2015.[1]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Hakob Ghahramanyan. "Directory of socio-economic characteristics of NKR administrative-territorial units (2015)".
  2. ^ Андрей Зубов. "Андрей Зубов. Карабах: Мир и Война". drugoivzgliad.com.
  3. ^ "The Results of the 2005 Census of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic" (PDF). National Statistic Service of the Republic of Artsakh.
  4. ^ "Карахан Николай Георгиевич". «СОВКОМ».

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