Nürgüt

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Nürgüt
Municipality
Nürgüt is located in Azerbaijan
Nürgüt
Nürgüt
Coordinates: 39°13′30″N 45°53′54″E / 39.22500°N 45.89833°E / 39.22500; 45.89833Coordinates: 39°13′30″N 45°53′54″E / 39.22500°N 45.89833°E / 39.22500; 45.89833
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Ordubad
Population (2005)
 • Total 131
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Nürgüt (also, Nurgyut, Nourgut and Dere Nurgut) is a village and municipality in the Ordubad Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located in the north-west from the district center, on the Ordubad plain. Its population is busy with gardening, beekeeping, animal husbandry. There are primary school, club in the village. It has a population of 131.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Its also called Dere ("valley" in Turkic) Nurgut because of its location in the valley. Toponym most likely in Persian means "new village", "new castle" which is the distorted version of the word Nourut in Persian.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume II. Baku: ANAS. p. 198. 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.