Azat, Armenie

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Azat
Ազատ
Azat is locatit in Armenie
Azat
Azat
Coordinates: 40°11′N 45°52′E / 40.183°N 45.867°E / 40.183; 45.867
Kintra Armenie
Marz (Province) Gegharkunik
Population (2001)
 • Tot 165
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Simmer (DST)   (UTC+5)

Azat (Armenie: Ազատ, Romanisit as Azad; till 1935, Aghkilisa) is a veelage in the Gegharkunik Province o Armenie. The veelage haes a hivily ruined 11t century kirk an a pair o medieval khachkars. The veelage wis the birthplace o the celebratit Azeri fowklore poet Ashig Alasgar (Ashug Alesker) (1821-1926).[1]

Aw the ethnic Azeri inhabitants o Azat fled tae Azerbaijan in 1988-89 durin the course o Armenie-Azerbaijani conflict.

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  1. Who is who (in Azerbaijani)