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 villagers of Nukha watched as acrobats and torchbearers led a band of musicians into the immense leafy courtyard.
In the warm and sunny November of 1858 Dumas carried on to the ancient town of Nukha, "over hills and through rivers, watching villages, woods, trees, mills and factories flash past".
Today Nukha, now known as Sheki, nestles into the hillside surrounded by forests of oak and fertile pastures.