Gülşənabad

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Gülşənabad
Municipality
Gülşənabad is located in Azerbaijan
Gülşənabad
Gülşənabad
Coordinates: 39°22′18″N 45°23′47″E / 39.37167°N 45.39639°E / 39.37167; 45.39639Coordinates: 39°22′18″N 45°23′47″E / 39.37167°N 45.39639°E / 39.37167; 45.39639
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Babek
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 498
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Gülşənabad (also, Gyul’shanabad and Shaytanabad) is a village and municipality in the Babek Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 25 km in the south-east from the district center, on the bank of the Jahrichay River. Its population is busy with grain-growing and animal husbandry. There are primary school, library and mosque in the village. It has a population of 498.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Gülşənabad - is located on the bank of the Jahri River, on the foothill area. The former name of the settlement was Seytanabad and has been changed during the years of the Soviet rule. The name means "roses, tulip garden, meadow".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 216. 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.