|City and Municipality|
|Autonomous republic||Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic|
|Time zone||AZT (UTC+4)|
|• Summer (DST)||AZT (UTC+5)|
|Area code(s)||+994 0136|
Ordubad (also, Ordoubat and Ordubat), is the second largest town and a municipality of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. It is the capital of the Ordubad rayon. It has a population of 10,372.
- Sar sheher
Ordubad is a name of Turco-Persian origin and means "city of army" (from Turkic ordu (army) and Persian bad (city)), which implies that the city was founded during the period of the Mongol or the ensuing Il-Khanid rule.
Ordubad was once an important regional stop on the Silk Road trade route. It thus contains unique architecture situated on both sides of the Ordubadchay River.
World Heritage Status
- Ismail Ibrahimov — scientist, Hero of Socialist Labor.
- Mammed Said Ordubadi — writer.
- Najafgulu Rafiyev — Hero of the Soviet Union.
- Novruz Rizayev — People's Commissar of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan SSR (1927–1929).
- Victor Cherokov — Soviet military commander, Vice Admiral.
- Yusif Mamedaliyev — chemist, founder of petrochemical science in Azerbaijan.
- World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com
- USSR: Administrative Territorial Division of the Union Republics, Moscow, 1977
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- "Ибрагимов Исмаил Али оглы" (in Russian). Heroes of the country.
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- "Рафиев Наджафкули Раджабали оглы". Heroes of the country.
- "Rizayev Novruz Kerim oglu". Minister of National Security Azerbaijan Republic.
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- "член-корреспондент Юсиф Гейдарович Мамедалиев". Faculty of Chemistry, Moscow State University.
Firuza Alikhanova Famous State Singer of Azerbaijan and Old Soviet Union Countries
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