Khojaly District

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Map of Azerbaijan showing Khojali rayon

Khojali (Azerbaijani: Xocalı), also called Khojaly, Khodjaly and Hojaly, is a rayon in the Nagorno-Karabakh break away region of Azerbaijan, now under the control of armed forces of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Its capital is Khojali. The region was once a site of prehistoric Khojaly-Gadabay culture. It was the location of the Khojaly Massacre in February 1992. The local government has designated it as Askeran Region.

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  1. ^ "Biographies. Ramil Usubov". Retrieved 2010-07-12. 
  2. ^ Elman Mammadov (Autumn 1999). "Running For Our Lives. Massacre and Flight From Khojali". Azerbaijan International: 54–56. Retrieved 2010-04-27. 

Coordinates: 39°54′N 46°47′E / 39.900°N 46.783°E / 39.900; 46.783