Vələver

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Vələver
Municipality
Vələver is located in Azerbaijan
Vələver
Vələver
Coordinates: 38°57′N 45°56′E / 38.950°N 45.933°E / 38.950; 45.933Coordinates: 38°57′N 45°56′E / 38.950°N 45.933°E / 38.950; 45.933
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Ordubad
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 468
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Vələver (also, Valaver) is a village and municipality in the Ordubad Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 27 km in the north-east from the district center, on the slope of the Zangezur ridge. Its population is busy with gardening, vegetable-growing and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, library, club and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 468.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name of the village made out from the components of the Turkic words of vələ (hilly) and ver (upper, top) means "the hilly place, altitude".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume II. Baku: ANAS. p. 347. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9. 
  2. ^ Encyclopedic dictionary of Azerbaijan toponyms. In two volumes. Volume II. p. 304. Baku: "East-West". 2007. ISBN 978-9952-34-155-3.