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Azat (Armenian: Ազատ, also Romanized as Azad; until 1935, Aghkilisa) is a village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The village has a heavily ruined 11th-century church and a pair of medieval khachkars. The village was the birthplace of the celebrated Azeri folklore poet Ashig Alasgar (Ashug Alesker) (1821-1926).
All the ethnic Azeri inhabitants of Azat fled to Azerbaijan in 1988-89 during the course of Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict.
- Azat, Armenia at GEOnet Names Server
- Report of the results of the 2001 Armenian Census, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
- Brady Kiesling, Rediscovering Armenia, p. 82; original archived at Archive.org, and current version online on Armeniapedia.org.
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