Lachin Rayon

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Lachin (Laçın) Rayon
Map o Azerbaijan showin Lacin rayon
Population: (Soviet census, 1989) 47,339[1]
(Official Azerbaijani data by January 1, 2009) 72,000[2]
Aurie (km2.): 1,840
Zip Code: AZ4100

Lachin (Azerbaijani: Laçın) is a rayon o Azerbaijan. The caipital is the ceety o Lachin. The region haes been controlled bi the brakwa Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, as pairt o its Qashatagh Province, syne the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Upon the captur o Lachin rayon, Armenie forces forcefully displacit its entire Azeri an Kurdish population[3] an resettled the region wi Armenie refugees frae Azerbaijan, settlers frae Armenie an ethnic Armenies frae ither kintras apparently wi promises o land, livestock an social benefits.[3][4] The main land-link atween Armenie an the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, kent as the Lachin corridor, crosses its territory. The Lachin Kurdish Republic wis briefly proclaimit in 1992 durin the Nagorno-Karabakh War for Kurdish inhabitants.

In the first hauf o 2011, 300 Armenie families wur settled in Lachin [5]

Kurdish autonomous destrict[eedit | eedit soorce]

Between 1923 to 1929,[6] Lachin wis established as the Kurdistan Uyezd, an autonomous Soviet destrict.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Official census in USSR, 1989
  2. "The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan.". Retrieved September 29, 2010. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Anderson, Kenneth (1999). Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know. W. W. Norton and Co. p. 358. ISBN 0393319148. 
  4. EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Armenia’s Strategic Lachin Corridor Confronts a Demographic Crisis
  5. "News.az". News.az. 25 May 2011. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  6. (Roushie) Russia and the problem of Kurds

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Coordinates: 39°38′0″N 46°33′0″E / 39.63333°N 46.55000°E / 39.63333; 46.55000