Stepanakert

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Stepanakert
Ստեփանակերտ
Khankendi
(Xankəndi)
City
Coordinates: 39°48′55″N 46°45′7″E / 39.81528°N 46.75194°E / 39.81528; 46.75194Coordinates: 39°48′55″N 46°45′7″E / 39.81528°N 46.75194°E / 39.81528; 46.75194
Country
Unrecognized country
 Azerbaijan (de jure)
 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto)
Province Stepanakert (City)
Government
 • Mayor Souren Grigoryan
Elevation 813 m (2,670 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 53,000

Stepanakert (Armenian: Ստեփանակերտ; known as Xankəndi in Azerbaijan, and translated as Khankendi) is the capital city of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, a de facto independent republic. The city has about 40,000 Armenians. The entire Azerbaijani population left the city during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Notable individuals[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Results of 2005 census of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. p. 47.

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