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Laçın is located in Azerbaijan
Coordinates: 39°38′27″N 46°32′49″E / 39.64083°N 46.54694°E / 39.64083; 46.54694

 Azerbaijan (de jure)

 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto)
Rayon Lachin
Population (2005)
 • Tot 2,300
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Lachin (Azerbaijani: Laçın, Armenie: Բերդձոր Berddzor, Kurdish: Laçîn; an aw Abdallyar, Datschin) is a toun in Azerbaijan an the regional center o the Lachin Rayon. Syne 1992 the aurie haes been unner the control o the de facto unthirld unrecognizit Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, which haes renamit the toun Berdzor.[1] The toun an its surroondin region serve as the strategic Lachin corridor connectin the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic wi Armenie. Wi aboot 1,700 inhabitants in 2009 (doun frae 2,300 in 2005),[2] population numbers are still declinin despite a proactive settlement policy bi the authorities.

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  1. Holding, Nicholas (2006). Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh, 2nd: The Bradt Travel Guide. Guilford, Connecticut: Globe Pequot Press, p. 208. ISBN 1-84162-163-3.
  2. Official census in 2005, page 15

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