see ShakiShaki
or Sheki
, city (1989 pop. 56,223), N Azerbaijan, on the southern slopes of the Caucasus. It is a silk and manufacturing center in a district that grows fruit and rice.
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, Azerbaijan.
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The town known as Nukha was renamed to Shaki in 1968.
The city, once called Nukha, has preserved many historical and architectural attractions, including majestic Palace of Shaki Khans with luxurious wall paintings and openwork windows, erected in 1797 by Muhammad Hasan Khan.