Çomaxtur

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Çomaxtur
Municipality
Çomaxtur is located in Azerbaijan
Çomaxtur
Çomaxtur
Coordinates: 39°31′50″N 44°58′09″E / 39.53056°N 44.96917°E / 39.53056; 44.96917Coordinates: 39°31′50″N 44°58′09″E / 39.53056°N 44.96917°E / 39.53056; 44.96917
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
District Sharur
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 3,117
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Çomaxtur (also, Chomakhtur) is a village and municipality in the Sharur District of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. It is located 1 km in the south-west from the district center, on the Sharur plain. Its population is busy with grain-growing, vegetable-growing, foddering, vine-growing animal husbandry. There are secondary school, cultural house, library and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 3,117.[1]

Etymology[edit]

It have been noted in Çomaxdur (Chomakhdur) and Çamaxtur (Chamakhtur) versions, too. Apparently, the original name was Çamaxdar (Chamakhdar) şadaracı and means "riddle".[2]

Population[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 120. 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.