Minkend

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Coordinates: 39°42′34″N 46°15′14″E / 39.70944°N 46.25389°E / 39.70944; 46.25389

Minkənd
Հակ
MinkəndՀակ is located in Azerbaijan
MinkəndՀակ
Minkənd
Հակ
Coordinates: 39°42′34″N 46°15′14″E / 39.70944°N 46.25389°E / 39.70944; 46.25389
Country De jure Azerbaijan
De facto Nagorno-Karabakh
Rayon
Province
Lachin
Qashatagh
Time zone UTC (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) UTC (UTC+5)

Minkend (Azerbaijani: Minkənd; and HakArmenian: Հակ) is a village in the Lachin district of Azerbaijan. Since May 17, 1992, the village, together with the rest of Lachin district, has been occupied by the Armenian military.[1][2][3]

Geography[edit]

The village is located on the west bank of the Hakari River and in the northern part of Lachin district, 320 km from Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

History[edit]

According to the Russian Empire Census of 1897, Minkend had a population of 902, of whom 506 were Armenians and 396 were Kurds.[4]

In 1905, 140 Armenian inhabitants of the village were killed and 40 wounded during the Armenian-Tatar massacres.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Negotiating a black hole, published in the Guardian
  2. ^ Lachin: The Emptying Lands Institute for War & Peace Reporting
  3. ^ U.S. Department of State - 1993 UN Security Council Resolutions on Nagorno-Karabakh
  4. ^ Первая всеобщая перепись населения Российской Империи, 1897 г. т.63 Елисаветопольская губерния. Н.А.Тройницкий, С.-Петербург, 1904. стр. 31
  5. ^ Villari, Luigi. Fire and Sword in the Caucasus. London: T. F. Unwin, 1906 ISBN 0-7007-1624-6 p. 2199