Nakhchivan (city)

Nakhchivan (Azerbaijani: Naxçıvan, [nɑxtʃɯˈvɑn]; Armenian: Նախիջևան, romanized: Nakhijevan; Persian: نخجوان, romanized: Nakhjewan; Russian: Нахичевань, romanized: Nakhichevan) is the capital of the eponymous Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan, located 450 km (280 mi) west of Baku. The municipality of Nakhchivan consists of the city of Nakhchivan, the settlement of Əliabad and the villages of Başbaşı, Bulqan, Haciniyyət, Qaraçuq (Garachug), Qaraxanbəyli (Garakhanbeyli), Tumbul, Qarağalıq, and Daşduz.[2] It is spread over the foothills of Zangezur Mountains, on the right bank of the Nakhchivan River at an altitude of 873 m (2,864 ft) above sea level.

Nakhchivan
Naxçıvan
Landmarks of Nakhcivan, from top left:
Garabaghlar Mausoleum Khan Palace
Nakhcivan Hospital Momine Khatun
City Centre • Juma Mosque
Feminine Centre • Nakhcivan Mountains
Nakhchivan
Coordinates: 39°12′58″N 45°24′38″E
Country Azerbaijan
Autonomous RepublicNakhchivan
Area
  Total190 km2 (70 sq mi)
Elevation
873 m (2,864 ft)
Population
  Total94,500
Demonym(s)Nakhchivanly
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Websiteih.nakhchivan.az

Since 9 June 2009, the Bulqan, Qaraçuq, Qaraxanbəyli, Tumbul and Haciniyyət villages of the Babek District are included in the scope of the administrative-territorial unit of the Nakhchivan city.[3]


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