Xanlıqlar, Nakhchivan

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Xanlıqlar
Municipality
Xanlıqlar is located in Azerbaijan
Xanlıqlar
Xanlıqlar
Coordinates: 39°30′10″N 45°01′43″E / 39.50278°N 45.02861°E / 39.50278; 45.02861Coordinates: 39°30′10″N 45°01′43″E / 39.50278°N 45.02861°E / 39.50278; 45.02861
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Sharur
Population (2005)[citation needed]
 • Total 2,091
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Xanlıqlar (also, Khanlykhlar, Khanlyklar, and Khannykhlar) is a village and municipality in the Sharur Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 8 km in the south-east from the district center, on the Sharur plain. Its population is busy with vine-growing and animal husbandry. There are grape processing factory, secondary school, club, library and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 2,091. There exist a sanctuary named "Imamzade" in the village.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The settlement was so named because it has been built in the property territory named Xanlıq (Khanate) which belonged to the Nakhchivan Khans.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 249. 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.