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Lachin Rayon

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Lachin (Laçın) Rayon
Cairt o Azerbaijan showin Lacin rayon
Population: (Soviet census, 1989) 47,339[1]
(offeecial Azerbaijani data bi Januar 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 indwallers.

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

Kurdish autonomous destrict[eedit | eedit soorce]

Atween 1923 tae 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". Archived frae the original on 14 November 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2010.
  3. a b Gutman, Roy (1999). Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know. W. W. Norton and Co. p. 358. ISBN 0393319148. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  4. "EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Armenia's Strategic Lachin Corridor Confronts a Demographic Crisis". Archived frae the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 4 Januar 2012.
  5. "News.az". News.az. 25 Mey 2011. Archived frae the original on 1 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 25 Mey 2011.
  6. (in Roushie) Russia and the problem of Kurds Archived 2012-02-12 at the Wayback Machine

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