Zəngilan

Coordinates: 39°03′56″N 46°41′49″E / 39.06556°N 46.69694°E / 39.06556; 46.69694

Zangilan (Armenian: Կովսական / Kovsakan) is a town that is de jure located in the Zangilan Rayon of Azerbaijan. Since the Nagorno-Karabakh War it has been administered as part of Kashatagh Region by the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh.

Zəngilan
Kovsakan
Kovsakan nature
Kovsakan nature
Zəngilan Kovsakan is located in Azerbaijan
Zəngilan Kovsakan
Zəngilan
Kovsakan
Coordinates: 39°03′56″N 46°41′49″E / 39.06556°N 46.69694°E / 39.06556; 46.69694
CountryAzerbaijan (de facto - Nagorno Karabakh Republic)
District
Province
Zangilan
Qarabag Region
Population
 (2015)
 • Total500 [1]
Time zoneUTC+4 (UTC)

Since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War, a growing number of Armenian refugees from Syria have chosen to settle in this town, many of them farmers.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ http://stat-nkr.am/files/publications/2015/LXH_tverov_2015.pdf
  2. ^ "Armenia: Syrian Refugees Resettling in Occupied Azerbaijani Territory". EurasiaNet. 28 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Syrian-Armenians in NKR benefit from AGBU agricultural program".
  4. ^ "Armenia: refugees in the military". Deutsche Welle.