Böyük Dəhnə

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Böyük Dəhnə
Municipality
Böyük Dəhnə is located in Azerbaijan
Böyük Dəhnə
Böyük Dəhnə
Coordinates: 40°58′30″N 47°06′55″E / 40.97500°N 47.11528°E / 40.97500; 47.11528Coordinates: 40°58′30″N 47°06′55″E / 40.97500°N 47.11528°E / 40.97500; 47.11528
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Shaki
Population [citation needed]
 • Total 5,255
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Böyük Dəhnə (also, Bëyuk Dakhna, Beyuk-Degne, Beyuk-Dekhna, Beyyuk-Dakhna, and Byuyuk-Dakhne) is a village and municipality in the Shaki Rayon of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 5,255.

İn 1902 some ancient artifacts, including the 1st or 2nd-century stone with Greek inscription were found here. The square stone, being 145 cm long and 50 cm wide, reads: "Of blessed memory of benevolent Eunon, Aelius Iason".[1] The evidence was first published in 1904.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Azerbaijan Soviet Encyclopedia, Baku, 1978, vol. 2, p. 289