Stepanakert

city in Nagorno-Karabakh

Stepanakert (Armenian: Ստեփանակերտ) or Khankendi (Azerbaijani: Xankəndi) )is a city in Nagorno-Karabakh, legally in Azerbaijan, but militarily controlled by Armenians as the capital city of the unrecognised Republic of Artsakh. The city has about 40,000 Armenians. The entire Azerbaijani population left the city during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Stepanakert/Khankendi

Ստեփանակերտ
Xankəndi
City
Coat of arms of Stepanakert/Khankendi
Coat of arms
Country
Unrecognized country
 Azerbaijan (de jure)
 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto)
ProvinceStepanakert (City)
Government
 • MayorSouren Grigoryan
Elevation
813 m (2,670 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total53,000
Websitewww.stepanakert.am

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Results of 2005 census of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. p. 47.

Other websitesEdit