Administrative divisions of the Republic of Artsakh

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Regions of the Republic of Artsakh
Շրջանները Լեռնային Ղարաբաղի Հանրապետության(Armenian)
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Provinces of the Republic of Artsakh
CategoryUnitary state
LocationRepublic of Artsakh
Number7 Provinces
1 Special status city
Populations2,560 (Shahumyan) – 49,986 (Stepanakert)
Areas26 km2 (9.9 sq mi) (Stepanakert) – 3,380 km2 (1,304 sq mi) (Kashatagh)
GovernmentRegion government, National government
SubdivisionsUrban community, Rural community

The Administrative divisions of the Republic of Artsakh are of two types; provinces and cities. There are seven provinces and one special administrative city - the capital of the Republic.[1]

Municipalities in Artsakh are divided into 2 categories: urban communities and rural communities. Currently, there are 10 towns (urban) and 322 villages (rural) in Artsakh.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Entity Population (2005 census)[3] Area (km2) Centre
Stepanakert 49,986 25.66 -
Askeran Province 16,979 1,222 Askeran
Hadrut Province 12,005 1,877 Hadrut
Kashatagh Province 9,763 3,377 Berdzor
Martakert Province 18,963 1,795 Martakert
Martuni Province 23,158 951 Martuni
Shahumyan Province1 2,560 1,830 Karvachar
Shushi Province 4,324 383 Shushi

1 Claimed by the Republic of Artsakh but partly under Azerbaijani control.

Azerbaijan divisions and claimed territories[edit]

Additional rayons of Azerbaijan that have been occupied by NKR military and are now part of the NKR: Lachin, Qubadli, Zangilan, Jabrayil, Kalbajar as well as parts of Agdam and Fizuli. On the other hand, the eastern ends of Martakert and Martuni are under Azerbaijani control, as is the whole of Shahumian.

Former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast
District (Rayon) Area (km2) Under NKR control (km2) %
Askeran District 928 928 100
Hadrut District 679 679 100
Mardakert District 1,705 1,305 76.5
Martuni District 792 632 79.8
Shusha District 280 280 100
NKAO 4,384 3,824 87.2
Rayons of Azerbaijan SSR other than in NKAO
southern part of Goranboy District 558 0 0
Kalbajar District 1,936 1,936 100
Lachin District 1,835 1,835 100
Qubadli District 802 802 100
Zangilan District 707 707 100
Jabrayil District 1,050 1,050 100
Fizuli District 1,390 462 33.2
Agdam District 1,150 842 73.2
Azerbaijan 8,870 7,634 86.1

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