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For the admeenistrative destrict, see Kalbajar Rayon.

Coat o airms o KalbajarKəlbəcər
Coat o airms
Kintra De-facto Nagorno-Karabakh
De-jure Azerbaijan
NKR Province
Azerbaijani Rayon
Population (2005)
 • Tot 491
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Kalbajar (Azerbaijani: Kəlbəcər, spelt as Kelbajar, Kälbäjär, Kelbadzhar, Kelbadshar, Kelbadjar, an Kelbadžar an aw) is the admeenistrative center o Kalbajar Rayon o Azerbaijan. The ceety alang wi the associatit rayon is unner the control o the unrecognizit Nagorno-Karabakh Republic efter it wis captured bi Armenie forces durin the Battle o Kalbajar, near the end o the Nagorno-Karabakh War.[1]

Nagorno-Karabakh War[eedit | eedit soorce]

Armenie an Karabakh forces conquered Kalbajar the Nagorno-Karabakh War, due tae its strategic location atween the umwhile Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast an Armenie.[2] Human Rights Watch fyndins concludit that durin the Kelbajar affensive Armenie forces "committit several violations o the rules o war, includin forcit displacement o the civilian population, indiscriminate fire, an the takkin o hostages."[3] This capture wis condemned bi the UN Security Cooncil.[1]

Lakes, rivers, muntains an zones[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are 13 lakes in local plains an muntains. Kalbajar’s langest river is the Tartarchay. Its tributaries are the Tutk­hun, Lev, Zaylik, Alolar, Garaarkhaj (Sar­kar) rivers. There are 20 well-kent watter springs an aw. 70-80 per cent o the dest­rict is made up o muntains an each o them haes a name. Syne motor traffic in muntains is limitit, local fowk hae dividit the destrict in different zones: 1. Upper zone – territories stretchin frae the center wastwairds 2. Ayrim zone – north-wast 3. Gamishli-Lev zone – north-east 4. Tutgu zone – aurie aroond Zulfugarli- Baslibel 5. Sarsang SES zone – forests in the east 6. The Dalidagh-Sariyer-Keyti zone consists o bare muntains an plains

Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Resolution 822 (1993) adopted by the United Nations' Security Council at its 3205th meeting". UNHCR Refworld. Aprile 30, 1993. Retrieved 22 Februar 2011. Noting with alarm the escalation in armed hostilities and, in particular, the latest invasion of the Kelbadjar district of the Republic of Azerbaijan by local Armenian forces 
  2. The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: A Legal Analysis. Heiko Krüger. Springer, 2010. ISBN 3642117872, 9783642117879. p. 102
  3. Azerbaijan: Seven years of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh By Human Rights Watch/Helsinki (Organization : U.S.) p.13

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