Qızılca, Nakhchivan

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Qızılca
Municipality
Qızılca is located in Azerbaijan
Qızılca
Qızılca
Coordinates: 39°07′11″N 45°37′28″E / 39.11972°N 45.62444°E / 39.11972; 45.62444Coordinates: 39°07′11″N 45°37′28″E / 39.11972°N 45.62444°E / 39.11972; 45.62444
Country Azerbaijan
Autonomous republicNakhchivan
RayonJulfa
Population
 (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total439
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)

Qızılca (also, Gyzyldzha, Kizildzha and Kyzyldzha) is a village and municipality in the Julfa Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 22 km in the north from the district center, on the slope of the Zangezur ridge. Its population is busy with vine-growing, grain-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club, library, and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 439.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name of the village is related with the territory where it is located. The area has been named qızılı (red) because of the color its land.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 343. 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.