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 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
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.

Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

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