Gömür, Nakhchivan

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Gömür
Municipality
Gömür is located in Azerbaijan
Gömür
Gömür
Coordinates: 39°27′42″N 45°45′16″E / 39.46167°N 45.75444°E / 39.46167; 45.75444Coordinates: 39°27′42″N 45°45′16″E / 39.46167°N 45.75444°E / 39.46167; 45.75444
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Shakhbuz
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 482
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Gömür (also, Gëmyur and Kömür) is a village and municipality in the Shahbuz District of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 20 km in the east from the district center, on the slope of the ridge of Zangezur. Its population is busy basically with animal husbandry. There are secondary school, library, club and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 482.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Gömür - is the administrative unit of the same name village of the Shahbuz District. It is central highlands territory. The toponym means "at the top of the mountain, a place at the height ".[2]

History[edit]

According to the results of the population census cameral, launched in April 1829 and ended in May 1832 by the leadership Ivan Ivanovich Chopin's, in the Gömür village of the Nakhchivan district of the Nakhchivan province of the Armenian oblast (On March 16, 1828, according to the fifteenth paragraph of the Treaty of Turkmenchay, concluded on February 10, in 1828, the Armenians deported from Qajar Empire to the Azerbaijan) at 12 houses were lived 50 Armenians, including 27 men, 23 women.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 210. 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.
  3. ^ Шопен Иван Иванович. "памятник состояния Армянской области в эпоху ее присоединения к Российской империи." Санкт-Петербург, Издательство: Типография Императорской Академии Наук, 1852 г. Оглавление: Часть III, Отделение III. Народонаселение, Глава шестая. Народонаселение, 2. Число народонаселение в настоящее время, Таблица народонаселения Армянской области, стр. 607-610