Badamlı

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Badamlı
Municipality
Badamlı is located in Azerbaijan
Badamlı
Badamlı
Coordinates: 39°27′00″N 45°31′46″E / 39.45000°N 45.52944°E / 39.45000; 45.52944Coordinates: 39°27′00″N 45°31′46″E / 39.45000°N 45.52944°E / 39.45000; 45.52944
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Shakhbuz
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 1,101
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Badamlı (also, Badamly) is a village and municipality in the Shahbuz District of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 14 km in the west from the district center. Its population is busy with gardening and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, culture house, library and hospital in the village. It has a population of 1,101. There were the ram stone sculptures of the Middle Ages in the cemetery of its territory.[1]

Etymology[edit]

It is located in the southern slope of the ridge of the Daralayaz . The name of the village means "The village which has almond trees in the its territory". The settlement was found in the area named Badamlı (Almonds) which indeed was the rich with wild almond trees.[2]

Historical and archaeological monuments[edit]

Badamlı Necropolis[edit]

Badamlı Necropolis - the archaeological monument of the Middle Ages in the same named village of the Shahbuz rayon. Its area is 0.25 hectares; it consists of a Muslim cemetery. The head and chest stones of the graves are destroyed; written deceased's date of death on one of the graves. It is supposed that it is belongs to the 15-16 centuries.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 73. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9. 
  2. ^ Encyclopedic Dictionary of Azerbaijan Toponyms. In two volumes. Volume I. p. 304. Baku: "East-West". 2007. ISBN 978-9952-34-155-3.