Agdam Rayon

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Map o Azerbaijan showin Agdam Rayon
Coordinates: 39°59′01″N 46°55′43″E / 39.98361°N 46.92861°E / 39.98361; 46.92861
 • Total1,150 km2 (440 sq mi)
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Agdam (Azerbaijani: Ağdam) is a rayon in soothwastren Azerbaijan. Its caipital is the ceety o Agdam, which is currently a ghost toun. It is a disputit region, wi the wastren hauf controlled bi the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

The aurie is currently being uised as a buffer zone bi NKR forces. Unitit Naitions Security Cooncil Resolution 853, adoptit on 29 Julie 1993, condemned "the seizur o the destrict o Agdam an o aw ither recently occupeed auries o the Azerbaijani Republic", an demandit unconditional athdrawal o occupyin forces.[1]

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1989: 131,293, accordin tae the last Soviet census,[1] the last census able tae record the entire rayon, though, wi the Nagorno-Karabakh War stairtin in 1988, it is unkent hou well the aurie coud hae been surveyed. The last census indisputably able tae tak a full coontin o the aurie wis in 1979, figurs are no presently available. The rayon's territory increased efter the dissolution o USSR frae 1093 tae 1150 km2.
  • 2009: 175,400, accordin tae the preliminary results o the maist recent census o Azerbaijan. The wastren pairt o the rayon is no controlled bi the Azerbaijani govrenment; the figurs are estimatit.[2]

IDP's frae Nagorno-Karabakh an surroondin occupee'd regions wur muivit tae Agdam rayon frae tent settlements aroond the kintra. The IDPs live in new hooses biggit bi the govrenment.[2]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1993 UN Security Council Resolutions on Nagorno-Karabakh
  2. "Azerbaijan: Life on the Frontlines". 5 Julie 2007. Retrieved 7 October 2010.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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