Əsədabad

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For the village in Jalilabad Rayon, see Asadabad, Jalilabad.
Əsədabad
Municipality
Əsədabad is located in Azerbaijan
Əsədabad
Əsədabad
Coordinates: 38°53′N 48°14′E / 38.883°N 48.233°E / 38.883; 48.233Coordinates: 38°53′N 48°14′E / 38.883°N 48.233°E / 38.883; 48.233
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Yardymli
Population [citation needed]
 • Total 1,137
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Əsədabad (also, Əsədəbad, Asadabad, and Abas-Abad) is a village and municipality in the Yardymli Rayon of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 1,137. The municipality consists of the villages of Əsədabad and Ünəş.[1]

The population is almost totally made up of ethnic Talish/Talysh—an Iranian-speaking people whose Sunni Islamic religion distinguish them from the surrounding Turkic-speaking Shia Azeris (in all sides but the south) and the similarly Iranian-speaking, but Shia Muslim Gilanis /Gilaks to their south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belediyye Informasiya Sistemi" (in Azerbaijani). Archived from the original on September 24, 2008.