Güznüt

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Güznüt
Municipality
Güznüt is located in Azerbaijan
Güznüt
Güznüt
Coordinates: 39°07′39″N 45°31′54″E / 39.12750°N 45.53167°E / 39.12750; 45.53167Coordinates: 39°07′39″N 45°31′54″E / 39.12750°N 45.53167°E / 39.12750; 45.53167
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Babek
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 1,563
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Güznüt (also, Gyuznyut, Kuznut, and Kyuznut) is a village and municipality in the Babek Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The village is located on the plain, 10 km away from the center of the region, at the left side of the Nakhchivan-Julfa highway. It is located in the left side of the Nakhchivan-Julfa highway, 10 km from the district center, on the plain. Its population is busy with grain-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club, mosque and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 1,563.[1]

Etymology[edit]

In the Nakhchivan dialect, Güznüt means "autumn sowing". The village was named because of the autumn sowing which is carried out in this area.[2]

Notable Natives[edit]

  • Qafar Qərib - Member of the Azerbaijan Writers' Union.
  • Garegin Nzhdeh - (1886 -1955) Armenian commander and national hero.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 218. 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.