Muğancıq Müslüm

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Muğancıq Müslüm
Municipality
Muğancıq Müslüm is located in Azerbaijan
Muğancıq Müslüm
Muğancıq Müslüm
Coordinates: 39°33′N 45°01′E / 39.550°N 45.017°E / 39.550; 45.017Coordinates: 39°33′N 45°01′E / 39.550°N 45.017°E / 39.550; 45.017
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Sharur
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 749
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Muğancıq Müslüm (also, Mugandzhik Myuslyum and Mugandzhuk-Muslum) is a village and municipality in the Sharur Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located in the near of the Nakhchivan-Sadarak highway, on the plain. Its population is busy with tobacco-growing, vegetable-growing, hunting, beet-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, library, club and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 749.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Place of residence was formed as a result of the settling the families belonging to the muğanlı (mughanly) tribe under the leadership of the person named Müslüm. The name means "muğanlılar belonging to Müslüm" or "a piece from muğanlılar which belongs to Müslüm".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 53. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9. 
  2. ^ Encyclopedic dictionary of Azerbaijan toponyms. In two volumes. Volume I. p. 304. Baku: "East-West". 2007. ISBN 978-9952-34-155-3.