Qoşadizə, Ordubad

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Qoşadizə
Municipality
Qoşadizə is located in Azerbaijan
Qoşadizə
Qoşadizə
Coordinates: 38°57′13″N 45°50′04″E / 38.95361°N 45.83444°E / 38.95361; 45.83444Coordinates: 38°57′13″N 45°50′04″E / 38.95361°N 45.83444°E / 38.95361; 45.83444
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
District Ordubad
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 469
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Qoşadizə (also, Goshadize, Qoşa Dizə, Koshadiza, and Kasha-diza ) is a village and municipality in the Ordubad District of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. It is located 22 km in the north from the district center, on the right bank of the Gilanchay river. Its population is busy with gardening, vegetable-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club, library and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 469.[1]

Etymology[edit]

According to researches, the name of the village made out from the Turkic word of qoşa (double, pair, twin) and Persian word of dizə (castle, village, fortification, fence, fortified city) means "double fortress".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 346. 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.