Məzrə, Babek

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Məzrə is located in Azerbaijan
Coordinates: 39°18′27″N 45°27′33″E / 39.30750°N 45.45917°E / 39.30750; 45.45917Coordinates: 39°18′27″N 45°27′33″E / 39.30750°N 45.45917°E / 39.30750; 45.45917
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Babek
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 855
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Məzrə (also, Mazra, Mezre, until 2003,[1] Alagözməzrə and Alagëzmazra) is a village and municipality in the Babek Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 16 km in the north from the district center, on the left bank of the Nakhchivanchay River. Its population is busy with grain-growing, vegetable-growing, vine-growing, poultry and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club, library, mosque and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 855.[2]


In the scientific literature this name is explained as Alagözməzrə. The name was made with components of Alagöz (it is related with same named mountain in the area) and Məzrə (in arabian language "Arable", "field") means "arable at the foot of Alagöz Mountain ".[3]


  1. ^ Azerbaijan Parliament - renaming law
  2. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume II. Baku: ANAS. p. 40. 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.