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Fizuli Rayon

For the Turkic poet, see Fuzûlî.
Fizuli
Rayon

Map of Azerbaijan showing Fuzuli Rayon
Country Azerbaijan
Capital Fizuli
Area
 • Total 1,390 km2 (540 sq mi)
Population (1989[1] census)
 • Total 89,417
 • Estimate (undated[2]) 140,900
Postal code 1900
Telephone code 0141

Fizuli is a rayon of Azerbaijan. It was named after the Turkic poet Fuzûlî. Its capital is the town of Fizuli. The western half, including capital Fizuli, has been controlled by the breakway Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, as part of its Hadrut Province, since the Nagorno-Karabakh War. Due to Resolution 874 of the United Nations Security Council, these lands are considered occupied by local Armenian forces.[3]


IDP's from Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions were moved to Fuzuli rayon from tent settlements around the country. The IDPs live in new houses built by the government.[4]

References

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  • State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan Republic. Population of Azerbaijan
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