1991 Nagorno-Karabakh independence referendum

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An independence referendum was held in Nagorno-Karabakh on 10 December 1991.[1] It was approved by 99.98% of voters.[1] It was unsuccessfully boycotted by the region's Azeri population, which then constituted 20% of its population. The referendum was held without consent of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and is not recognized internationally by the UN member states.


Choice Votes %
For 108,615 99.98
Against 24 0.02
Invalid/blank votes 95
Total 108,736 100
Registered voters/turnout 132,328 82.17
Source: Direct Democracy