Shushi Province

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Shushi

Շուշի
Location of Shushi
CapitalShushi
Government
 • GovernorVladimir Kasyan
Area
 • Total383 km2 (148 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 7th
Population
 (2013)
 • Total5,599
 • RankRanked 7th
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
WebsiteShushi Province
The Shushi tank memorial

Shushi Province (Armenian: Շուշի) is a province of the de facto Republic of Artsakh. The Republic has limited international recognition. It is de jure part of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The province has 7 communities of which 1 is considered urban and 6 are rural.

Sites of interest[edit]

  • Shushi, its largest community.
  • "The rock" of Shushi, below which is the village of Karin Tak (Քարին Տակ; Under the Rock). "The rock" is historic in Armenian history as it was from there that Armenian fighters ambushed the Azeri military who were held in Shushi during the Nagorno-Karabakh War
  • Ghazanchetsots Cathedral, 1868–1887
  • The Shushi Tank Memorial
  • The church of Kanatch Zham (Կանաչ Ժամ եկեղեցի), 1847[1]
Old city walls of Shushi.
Ghazanchetsots Cathedral.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Artsakh: A Photographic Journey by Hrair Khatcherian, p. 12.

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Coordinates: 39°45′30″N 46°44′54″E / 39.7583°N 46.7483°E / 39.7583; 46.7483