Dərvişlər

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Dərvişlər
Municipality
Dərvişlər is located in Azerbaijan
Dərvişlər
Dərvişlər
Coordinates: 39°29′51″N 44°58′06″E / 39.49750°N 44.96833°E / 39.49750; 44.96833Coordinates: 39°29′51″N 44°58′06″E / 39.49750°N 44.96833°E / 39.49750; 44.96833
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
District Sharur
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 568
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Dərvişlər (also, Darvishlyar and Dervishlyar) is a village and municipality in the Sharur District of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. It is located 5 km in the south from the district center, on the bank of the Arpachay River, on the Sharur plain. Its population is busy with grain-growing, vine-growing, foddering, tobacco-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, library, club and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 568.[1]

Etymology[edit]

It is an Ethno-toponymy. The settlement was founded by the settling of the generation of Dervishes in here. Dərvişlər means (Dervishes).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 135. 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.