Qoruqlar

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Qoruqlar
Municipality
Qoruqlar is located in Azerbaijan
Qoruqlar
Qoruqlar
Coordinates: 38°57′55″N 45°56′36″E / 38.96528°N 45.94333°E / 38.96528; 45.94333Coordinates: 38°57′55″N 45°56′36″E / 38.96528°N 45.94333°E / 38.96528; 45.94333
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Ordubad
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 184
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Qoruqlar (also, Goruglar, Korukhlar, and Koruklyar) is a village and municipality in the Ordubad Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located in the right side of the Ordubad-Unus highway, 27 km in the north-west from the district center, on the bank of the Venendchay river. Its population is busy with gardening, vegetable-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, library and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 184.[1]

Etymology[edit]

According to researches, the name of the village is from the name of qoruq branch of zülqədər (zyulgadar) tribe of the Qızılbaşlar (Qizilbash). And these branch is from karyk tribe who were one of the 24 tribes of Selcuk-oghuzs.[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.