Khojavend District

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Khojavend District
Map of Azerbaijan showing Khojavend District
Map of Azerbaijan showing Khojavend District
Country Azerbaijan
RegionKarabakh
Established26 November 1991
CapitalKhojavend (nominal)
Hadrut (de facto)
Settlements[1]83
Government
 • GovernorEyvaz Hüseynov
Area
 • Total1,460 km2 (560 sq mi)
Population
 • Total44,100
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Postal code
2801
Websitexocavend-ih.gov.az

Khojavend District (Azerbaijani: Xocavənd rayonu) is one of the 66 districts of Azerbaijan. It is located in the west of the country and belongs to the Karabakh Economic Region. The district borders the districts of Lachin, Shusha, Khojaly, Agdam, Aghjabadi, Fuzuli, Jabrayil, and Qubadli. Its capital and largest city is Khojavend, however since the city is under Russian peacekeeping control, the current de facto capital is the town of Hadrut. As of 2020, the district had a nominal population of 44,100.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "İnzibati-ərazi vahidləri" (PDF). preslib.az. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population of Azerbaijan". stat.gov.az. State Statistics Committee. Retrieved 22 February 2021.

Coordinates: 40°02′N 47°25′E / 40.033°N 47.417°E / 40.033; 47.417