Hadrut (town)

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Coordinates: 39°31′00″N 47°01′48″E / 39.51667°N 47.03000°E / 39.51667; 47.03000

Hadrut
Հադրութ
The centre of Hadrut
The centre of Hadrut
Hadrut is located in Republic of Artsakh
Hadrut
Hadrut
Coordinates: 39°31′00″N 47°01′48″E / 39.51667°N 47.03000°E / 39.51667; 47.03000
Country De facto Nagorno-Karabakh
De jure Azerbaijan
Province
Rayon
Hadrut
Khojavend
Population (2015)
 • Total 4,100 [1]
Time zone UTC (UTC+4)

Hadrut (Armenian: Հադրութ Azerbaijani: Hadrut) is de facto the administrative center of Hadrut Province, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and de jure a town in the Khojavend Rayon of Azerbaijan. The town has been de facto part of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic since the end of the 1991-94 Nagorno-Karabakh War. According to NKR statistics, the town has a population of 4,100 as of 2015.[2]

History[edit]

From 10 September 1939, Hadrut was the capital of the Hadrut rayon within the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic until the abolishment of the Autonomous Oblast on 26 November 1991.[3]

During the Nagorno-Karabakh War, the town was occupied by the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army on 2 October 1992.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hadrut, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 40.1
(4.5)
41.7
(5.4)
48.6
(9.2)
61.5
(16.4)
68.4
(20.2)
77.4
(25.2)
82.9
(28.3)
84.6
(29.2)
74.7
(23.7)
64.9
(18.3)
52.9
(11.6)
44.8
(7.1)
61.88
(16.59)
Average low °F (°C) 26.8
(−2.9)
27.9
(−2.3)
33.4
(0.8)
43.7
(6.5)
51.4
(10.8)
58.8
(14.9)
64.4
(18.0)
62.4
(16.9)
57
(13.9)
47.8
(8.8)
38.7
(3.7)
31.3
(−0.4)
45.3
(7.39)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.87
(22)
1.1
(28)
1.65
(42)
2.13
(54)
3.11
(79)
2.32
(59)
0.98
(25)
0.94
(24)
1.22
(31)
1.73
(44)
1.34
(34)
0.91
(23)
18.3
(465)
Source: http://en.climate-data.org/location/52897/

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Hadrut is currently twinned with:

References[edit]