Horadiz

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Horadiz
Municipality
Horadiz is located in Azerbaijan
Horadiz
Horadiz
Coordinates: 39°26′52″N 47°20′11″E / 39.44778°N 47.33639°E / 39.44778; 47.33639Coordinates: 39°26′52″N 47°20′11″E / 39.44778°N 47.33639°E / 39.44778; 47.33639
Country Azerbaijan
RayonFuzuli
Population
 • Total7,600
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)

Horadiz (variously Goradiz, Gorodiz, and Geradiz) is a city and municipality in the Fuzuli District of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 3,950. During the First Nagorno-Karabakh War it was occupied by Armenian troops, from 24 October 1993 to 5 January 1994, when it was retaken by Azerbaijani Armed Forces. Horadiz was granted city status on 23 October 2007. It is designated as the temporary capital of the Fuzuli district due to Fuzuli's occupation by the Armenian Armed Forces after 23 August 1993.

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