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Hadrut (town)

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Province Rayon  Hadrut Khojavend
Population  4,100 (2015)
Time zone  UTC (UTC+4)
Hadrut (town)
Country  De facto Nagorno-Karabakh De jure Azerbaijan
Weather  11°C, Wind E at 11 km/h, 71% Humidity

Hadrut (Armenian: Հադրութ Azerbaijani: Hadrut) is de facto the administrative center of Hadrut Province, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and de jure a town in the Khojavend Rayon of Azerbaijan. The town has been de facto part of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic since the end of the 1991-94 Nagorno-Karabakh War. According to NKR statistics, the town has a population of 4,100 as of 2015.

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History

From 10 September 1939, Hadrut was the capital of the Hadrut rayon within the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic until the abolishment of the Autonomous Oblast on 26 November 1991.

During the Nagorno-Karabakh War, the town was occupied by the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army on 2 October 1992.

Twin towns - sister cities

  • Vagarshapat, Armenia (since 2010).
  • Burbank, United States (since 2014).
  • References

    Hadrut (town) Wikipedia


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