Alışar, Azerbaijan

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Alışar
Municipality
Alışar is located in Azerbaijan
Alışar
Alışar
Coordinates: 39°32′N 44°55′E / 39.533°N 44.917°E / 39.533; 44.917Coordinates: 39°32′N 44°55′E / 39.533°N 44.917°E / 39.533; 44.917
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous Republic Nakhchivan
District Sharur
Government
 • president Araz Hesenzade
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 2,132
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Alışar (also, Alyshar, Alishar, and Alisher) is a village and municipality in the Sharur District of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. It is located 5 km in the south-west from the district center, on the bank of the Araz River, on the Sharur plain. Its population is busy with grain-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club, library and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 2,132. National Hero of Azerbaijan Maharram Seyidov was born in this village.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Alışarlar (Alyshars)- is the branch of the Sofulu tribe of Turkic Kengerli (Kangars) who participated in ethnogeny of Azerbaijanis. Basically, they are live in the Alışar (Alyshar) village of the Sharur District. The name of the village is related with Alışarlar (Alyshars); this settlement was established by the same tribe.[1]

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 23. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9. 
  2. ^ "Seyidov Maharram Miraziz oglu". milliqahraman.az. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Seyyad Ezizoglu". Azərbaycan Respublikasının təhsil işçilərinin təltif edilməsi haqqında. e.qanun.az. Retrieved 10 July 2012.