For the Turkic poet, see Fuzûlî
Map of Azerbaijan showing Fuzuli Rayon
| • Total
||1,390 km2 (540 sq mi)
|Population (1989 census)
| • Total
| • Estimate (undated)
Fuzuli or Fizuli is a rayon of Azerbaijan. It was named after the Turkic poet Fuzûlî. Its capital is the town of Füzuli. The western half, including the capital, has been controlled by the breakway Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, as part of its Hadrut Province, since the Nagorno-Karabakh War. Due to Resolution 874 of the United Nations Security Council, these lands are considered occupied by local Armenian forces. Horadiz is temporarily center of Fuzuli Rayon due to Fuzuli's occupation by Armenians since 23 August 1993.
Tomb in Aşağı Veysəlli village
IDP's from Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions were moved to Fuzuli rayon from tent settlements around the country. The IDPs live in new houses built by the government.
- ^ Official census in USSR, 1989
- ^ "Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic. Fizuli". Retrieved April 28, 2010.
- ^ http://www.un.org/russian/documen/scresol/res1993/res874.htm
- ^ "Azerbaijan: Life on the Frontlines". Eurasia.net. 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2010-10-07.
Coordinates: 39°36′01″N 47°08′35″E / 39.6003°N 47.1431°E