Çərçiboğan

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Çərçiboğan
Municipality
Çərçiboğan is located in Azerbaijan
Çərçiboğan
Çərçiboğan
Coordinates: 39°32′N 44°59′E / 39.533°N 44.983°E / 39.533; 44.983Coordinates: 39°32′N 44°59′E / 39.533°N 44.983°E / 39.533; 44.983
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
District Sharur
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 3,374
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Çərçiboğan (also, Charchibogan) is a village and municipality in the Sharur District of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. It is located 3 km in the south from the district center. Its population is busy with beet-growing, foddering and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, music school, library, club, cultural house and hospital in the village. It has a population of 3,374.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name of the Çərçiboğan is related with the name of the same named river. Hydronym was made out from components of çərçi (dealer) and boğan (stifle, drown verbs) means "the river which the dealer was drown".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 119. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9. 
  2. ^ Encyclopedic dictionary of Azerbaijan toponyms. In two volumes. Volume I. p. 304. Baku: "East-West". 2007. ISBN 978-9952-34-155-3.