Ağrı, Azerbaijan

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Ağrı
Municipality
Ağrı is located in Azerbaijan
Ağrı
Ağrı
Coordinates: 38°55′N 45°56′E / 38.917°N 45.933°E / 38.917; 45.933Coordinates: 38°55′N 45°56′E / 38.917°N 45.933°E / 38.917; 45.933
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Ordubad
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 291
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Ağrı (also, Aghry) is a village in the Ordubad Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is part of the municipality of the Vənənd village. The village is located in the right side of the Ordubad-Unus highway, 15 km away from the district center, on the left banks of the Venendchay river. Its population mainly is busy with gardening, vegetable-growing, silkworm breeding and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 291.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The village took its name from the Ağrıdağ (Aghrydagh) Mount located in the east of the Turkey. In the Turkic languages the word of ağrı / ağru means "high, height".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. 2005. p. 18. 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.