Vərməziyar

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Vərməziyar
Municipality
Vərməziyar is located in Azerbaijan
Vərməziyar
Vərməziyar
Coordinates: 39°29′08″N 44°59′04″E / 39.48556°N 44.98444°E / 39.48556; 44.98444Coordinates: 39°29′08″N 44°59′04″E / 39.48556°N 44.98444°E / 39.48556; 44.98444
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Sharur
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 1,269
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Vərməziyar (also, Varmaziyar) is a village and municipality in the Sharur Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 9 km away from the district center, on the plain. Its population is mainly busy with farming. There are secondary school, library, club and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 1,269.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name of the Vərməziyar village made out from the components of the Iranian word of var (castle, village) and Məzyar (person's name) means "the village which belongs to Məzyar".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume II. Baku: ANAS. p. 350. 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.