Stepanakert

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Stepanakert

Ստեփանակերտ

Khankendi
(Xankəndi)
City
Coat of arms of Stepanakert
Coat of arms
Country
Unrecognized country
 Azerbaijan (de jure)
 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto)
ProvinceStepanakert (City)
Government
 • MayorSouren Grigoryan
Elevation
813 m (2,670 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total53,000
Websitewww.stepanakert.am

Stepanakert (Armenian: Ստեփանակերտ; known as Xankəndi in Azerbaijani, 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. It is internationally recognised as part of Azerbaijan.

Notable individuals[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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

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