Çaylı, Tartar

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Coordinates: 40°20′11″N 46°49′22″E / 40.33639°N 46.82278°E / 40.33639; 46.82278

Çaylı
Çaylı is located in Azerbaijan
Çaylı
Çaylı
Coordinates: 40°20′11″N 46°49′22″E / 40.33639°N 46.82278°E / 40.33639; 46.82278
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Tartar
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Çaylı (also, Verin Tchajlu, Aygestan, Ch’aylu, Chailu, Getk, Stalino, Verin Chailou, Verin-Chaylu, and Verin-Chayly) is a village in the Tartar Rayon of Azerbaijan. The village is on the cease-fire line between the armed forces of the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and those of Azerbaijan.

During the Nagorno-Karabakh war, the village's Armenian population fled after Azerbaijani troops stormed the settlement on 16 June 1991. In 2001 refugees from the village founded a new settlement they named Nor-Aygestan ("new-Aygestan"), in the Martakert region of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, with 90-95% of its population originating from Aygestan.[1]

There have been allegations of cease fire violations in the village's vicinity.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Yulia Antonyan, "Reminiscences of the Future, The Social Life of Monuments in Refugee-Village" in "Caucasus Conflict Culture: Anthropological Perspectives on Times of Crisis", 2013, p199.
  2. ^ DeFacto Armenian News Agency