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 (2010)
 • Total 3,000
Time zone UTC (UTC+4)

Hadrut (Armenian: Հադրութ Azerbaijani: Hadrut), is the capital of the Hadrut Province of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and considered by Azerbaijan to be part of Khojavend Rayon.

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 Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast on 26 November 1991.[1]

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

Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law of Azerbaijan Republic on Abolishment of Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of Azerbaijan Republic [1]
  2. ^ Official page of Vagarshapat city
  3. ^ Hadrut (NKR) and Burbank (USA) Became Sister Cities