Ağkənd, Khojavend

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For the village in the Hadrut District in the former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast called Spitakashen, see Spitakashen, Hadrut.

Coordinates: 39°49′24″N 47°01′04″E / 39.82333°N 47.01778°E / 39.82333; 47.01778

Ağkənd

Սպիտակաշեն  • Spitakashen
Ağkənd is located in Azerbaijan
Ağkənd
Ağkənd
Ağkənd is located in Republic of Artsakh
Ağkənd
Ağkənd
Coordinates: 39°49′24″N 47°01′04″E / 39.82333°N 47.01778°E / 39.82333; 47.01778
Country Azerbaijan (de jure)
 Artsakh (de facto)
DistrictKhojavend (de jure)
ProvinceMartuni (de facto)
Elevation
687 m (2,254 ft)
Population
 (2005[1])
 • Total437
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)

Ağkənd (Aghkend) or Spitakashen (Armenian: Սպիտակաշեն) is a village de jure in the Khojavend District of Azerbaijan, de facto in the Martuni Province of the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh. The village's name means "white village" in both the Azerbaijani language and the Armenian language. The village has an ethnic Armenian-majority population, and also had an Armenian majority in 1989.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (2005)
  2. ^ Андрей Зубов. "Андрей Зубов. Карабах: Мир и Война". drugoivzgliad.com.

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