Aşağı Küngüt

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Aşağı Küngüt
Municipality
Aşağı Küngüt is located in Azerbaijan
Aşağı Küngüt
Aşağı Küngüt
Coordinates: 41°03′51″N 47°15′02″E / 41.06417°N 47.25056°E / 41.06417; 47.25056Coordinates: 41°03′51″N 47°15′02″E / 41.06417°N 47.25056°E / 41.06417; 47.25056
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Shaki
Population [citation needed]
 • Total 1,298
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Aşağı Küngüt (also, Ashaga-Kyungyut and Ashagy-Kyungyut) is a village and municipality in the Shaki district of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 1,298.

The etymology of the name Küngüt in the name of the village comes from the name of the country Kang (Kangar), with a Sogdian plural suffix -t, expressed in the ancient Chinese annals as Guniue.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yu. Zuev, "Early Türks: Essays on history and ideology", p. 148, with reference to M.Kashgari "Divan-i Lughat-it-Turk", Vol. 1, p. 159; Vol. 3, p. 149, Tashkent, 1964