Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic


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Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

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Naxçivan Autonomous Republic

(näk'chĭvän`), autonomous republic (1990 est. pop. 310,000), 2,124 sq mi (5,501 sq km), an exclave of Azerbaijan, bordered on the south by Iran and Turkey and on the north by Armenia, which separates Nakhchivan from the rest of Azerbaijan. NakhchivanNakhchivan
or Naxçivan
, city (1989 pop. 59,754), capital of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. Its industries include food processing, wine making, and the production of furniture, leather, and building materials.
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 (the capital), Ordubad, and Julfa are the main cities. The lowlands are irrigated and produce cotton, tobacco, rice, winter wheat, and fruits. In the foothills grapes are grown for the wine industry, and silkworms are raised. There are salt, molybdenum, lead, and zinc deposits. The republic's industries include food processing, cotton cleaning, and the bottling of mineral water. The population consists mainly of Azeris (82%), with Russian and Armenian minorities. The republic was founded in 1924.
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Va'ezi noted: "At present, Azerbaijan is supplying gas to the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) through swap operations with Iran.
8 while escorting customs officials to the Dilucu Border Gate separating Turkey and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, located between Armenia and Iran and controlled by Azerbaijan.
1 given increased costs and expanded investments in each rayon; 3) removing the State Amelioration and Water Management Agency of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (SAWMA) as an implementing agency and dropping all activities supporting it; and 4) revising the results framework to reflect changes and improve monitoring indicators.
AFZ is adjacent to Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Turkey, Iran and Azerbaijan have taken an important step forward toward that goal by holding regular meetings," Ahmet Davutoglu told reporters in a joint press appearance with his Azeri and Iranian counterparts after their meeting in Nakhchivan, the capital of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.
E[currency]ahin was among the thirteen police officers were killed by the PKK while escorting customs officials to the Dilucu Border Gate separating Turkey and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, which is sandwiched between Armenia and Iran and controlled by Azerbaijan.
NAKHCHIVAN, Jun 24, 2010 (TUR) -- AnadoluJet, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines (THY), began direct flights from Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on Thursday.
In 1991-1993, he held the post of Chairman of the Supreme Majlis (parliament) of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The gas will be supplied to meet the needs of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
Talibov and Yazici discussed joint use of a customs gate at the border between Turkey and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, a landlocked enclave of Azerbaijan.
Gurban Piriyev, the head of the Georgian branch of "Azeryolservice" Open Joint Stock Company of the Transport Ministry of the Republic of Azerbaijan, announced that after conclusion of construction of the part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway in the territory of Turkey, the project of connecting the line of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic will be initiated.
Meetings of the heads of law enforcement agencies of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia Zakir Hasanov, Ismet Yilmaz and Alasania with the Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov, one-on-one meetings of the ministers and in a trilateral format, a visit to the army military units, as well as to cultural and historical monuments of Nakhchivan, and a number of other activities are expected to take place.