Aşağı Əylis

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Aşağı Əylis
Aşağı Əylis is located in Azerbaijan
Aşağı Əylis
Aşağı Əylis
Coordinates: 38°55′11″N 45°59′11″E / 38.91972°N 45.98639°E / 38.91972; 45.98639Coordinates: 38°55′11″N 45°59′11″E / 38.91972°N 45.98639°E / 38.91972; 45.98639
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Ordubad
Population [citation needed]
 • Total 1,000
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Aşağı Əylis (also, Nerkin Agulis, Agoulis, Akulisy, Ashaga-Aylis, and Ashagy Aylis) is a village and municipality in the Ordubad Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It has a population of 992.


Mosque of the 18th century in the village

In the 19th century, Nerkin ("Lower") Agulis, together with the adjoining Verin ("Upper") Agulis, was the largest Armenian settlement in the Nakhichevan uyezd, with numerous churches and monasteries.[citation needed]