Martakert

Martakert (Armenie: Մարտակերտ, Roushie: Мартакерт) is a province o the de facto unthirlt Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Its territory is a de jure pairt o Azerbaijan, dividit atween the Tartar an Kalbajar rayons efter Azerbaijan's abolition o the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast in 1991. The Sarsang reservoir is locatit in this province.

Martakert

Մարտակերտ
Location of Martakert
CaipitalMartakert
Govrenment
 • GovrenorSergei Ohanyan
Area
 • Total1795 km2 (693 sq mi)
Area rankRankit 4t
Population
 (2005)[1]
 • Total18,963
 • RankRankit 3rd
 • Density11/km2 (27/sq mi)
Websitewww.karabakh.net

Cultural steidsEedit

The Gandzasar monastery, the Yeghishe Arakyal Monastery an the 17t century Armenie monastery Yerits Mankants are locatit in this province. The airchaeological steid o the toun o Tigranakert is locatit here an aw. Thocht tae hae been foondit in the 2nt-1st century B.C, it haes been unnergoin excavation syne 2005. Some o the waws o the ceety, wi Hellenistic-style touers, as well as Armenian basilica datin tae fift tae seivent centuries hae been uncovered.

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