Hacıvar

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Hacıvar
Municipality
Hacıvar is located in Azerbaijan
Hacıvar
Hacıvar
Coordinates: 39°12′21″N 45°26′33″E / 39.20583°N 45.44250°E / 39.20583; 45.44250Coordinates: 39°12′21″N 45°26′33″E / 39.20583°N 45.44250°E / 39.20583; 45.44250
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Babek
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 721
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Hacıvar (also, Gadzhyvar and Khadzhivar) is a village and municipality in the Babek Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located in the near of the Nakhchivan-Sirab highway, 6 km in the north-east from the district center, on the foothill area. Its population is busy with grain growing, vine-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club and mosque in the village.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Hajıvar - is located on the bank of the Nakhchivan River, on the plain. The name was made up with components of Haji (person name) and Iranian origin word of var (place, village) and means "Haji's village".[2]

Population[edit]

Hacıvar has a population of 721.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 221. 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.