Kalbaoruc Dizə

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Kalbaoruc Dizə
Municipality
Kalbaoruc Dizə is located in Azerbaijan
Kalbaoruc Dizə
Kalbaoruc Dizə
Coordinates: 39°17′40″N 45°28′16″E / 39.29444°N 45.47111°E / 39.29444; 45.47111Coordinates: 39°17′40″N 45°28′16″E / 39.29444°N 45.47111°E / 39.29444; 45.47111
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Babek
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 501
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Kalbaoruc Dizə (until 2003,[1] Oruc Dizə, Oruj Diza, and Orudzhdiza) is a village and municipality in the Babek Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 16 km in the north-east from the district center, on the foothill area. Its population is busy with grain-growing, poultry and animal husbandry. There is a medical center in the village. It has a population of 501.[2]

Etymology[edit]

Its previous name was Kalbaoruc Dizə (Kalbaoruj Diza). The name was made up from the components of Kalbaoruj (Karbalayi Oruj has been the name of person which was distorted during the pronunciation) and diza (the old term of Iranian origin, means as "village", "castle", "fortified") means "a village belonging to Karbalayi Oruj". Later the word of Kalba (Karbalayi) was dropped from the name. Since 2003, the name of the village again was officially registered as Kalbaoruc Dizə.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Azerbijan Parliament - renaming law
  2. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 279. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9. 
  3. ^ Encyclopedic dictionary of Azerbaijan toponyms. In two volumes. Volume I. p. 304. Baku: "East-West". 2007. ISBN 978-9952-34-155-3.