Kangarli District

district of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic in Azerbaijan

Kangarli or Kengerli is the newest raion of Azerbaijan. It is in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. There were 25,379 people in 2004. It was split off from Sharur raion in March 2004. The administrative center of the raion is Givrakh.

Kəngərli (Kangarli)
Map of Azerbaijan showing Kangarli Raion
Map of Azerbaijan showing Kangarli Raion
 • Total682 km2 (263 sq mi)
 • Total25,500
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Postal code
Telephone code0136

On 25 May 2004, President Ilham Aliyev chose Nazim Cafarov as the executive head of the raion.[1]

The name Kangarli was first for a Turkic tribe who founded Kangarli Khanate. The capital was at Maku in what is now Iran.

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[1] Archived 2019-01-17 at the Wayback Machine


  1. "Azeri leader appoints new executive heads in two districts". BBC Monitoring Central Asia. May 26, 2004. p. 1.