Tumaslı, Nakhchivan

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Tumaslı
Municipality
Tumaslı is located in Azerbaijan
Tumaslı
Tumaslı
Coordinates: 39°28′00″N 45°00′29″E / 39.46667°N 45.00806°E / 39.46667; 45.00806Coordinates: 39°28′00″N 45°00′29″E / 39.46667°N 45.00806°E / 39.46667; 45.00806
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Sharur
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 605
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Tumaslı (also, Tumasly and Tumaslu) is a village and municipality in the Sharur Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 12 km in the south from the district center, on the plain. Its population is busy with farming and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, library, club, kindergarten and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 605.[1]

Etymology[edit]

According to information of the locals, the village was founded by families who moved from the Tumas (present "Dağ Tumas") village of the Jabrayil region in the 19th century.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume II. Baku: ANAS. p. 332. 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.