Karakend (Nagorno-Karabakh)

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Coordinates: 39°50′51″N 47°01′49″E / 39.84750°N 47.03028°E / 39.84750; 47.03028

Qarakənd
Qarakənd is located in Azerbaijan
Qarakənd
Qarakənd
Coordinates: 39°50′51″N 47°01′49″E / 39.84750°N 47.03028°E / 39.84750; 47.03028
Country De facto Nagorno-Karabakh
De jure Azerbaijan
Province
Rayon
Martuni
Khojavend
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,500
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Qarakənd (Armenian: Բերդաշեն, Berdashen) (also Kara Kana, and Karakend) is a village in the Martuni Province of Nagorno-Karabakh and Khojavend Rayon of Azerbaijan. Berdashen means "village of the fortress" in Armenian. Qarakənd means "black village" in the Caucasian Turkic.

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View on Berdashen historical museum with giant statue and "Kusaberd" rock on the back