Tartar District

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Tərtər
Map of Azerbaijan showing Tartar District (red and striped red). The striped area is under control of the NKR
Map of Azerbaijan showing Tartar District (red and striped red). The striped area is under control of the NKR
Country Azerbaijan
RegionUpper Karabakh
CapitalTartar (city)
Area
 • Total960 km2 (370 sq mi)

Tartar (Azerbaijani: Tərtər rayonu) is a district of Azerbaijan. It consists of the former Tartar Rayon and a part of former Mardakert District the former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast. Since the First Nagorno-Karabakh War, most of it has been under the control of the unrecognized Republic of Artsakh, governed as part of its Martakert Province.

IDPs from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding occupied regions were moved to the district from tent settlements around the country to live in new houses built by the government.[1]

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  1. ^ "Azerbaijan: Life on the Frontlines". Eurasia.net. 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2010-10-07.

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Coordinates: 40°20′N 46°55′E / 40.333°N 46.917°E / 40.333; 46.917