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Shushi Region

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Shushi
Շուշի
Province
Location of Shushi
Capital Shushi
Government
 • Governor Vladimir Kasyan
Area
 • Total 383 km2 (148 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 7th
Population (2013)
 • Total 5,599
 • Rank Ranked 7th
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Website Shushi Province
File:Shushi tank memorial-DCP 3043.JPG
The Shushi tank memorial.

Shushi (Armenian: Շուշի) is an administrative province at the south-eastern part of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. It has 7 communities of which 1 is considered urban and 6 are rural.

Sites of interest

  • Shushi, its largest community.
  • "The rock" of Shushi, below which is the village of Karin Tak (Քարին Տակ; Under the Rock). "The rock" is historic in Armenian history as it was from there that Armenian fighters ambushed the Azeri military who were held in Shushi during the Nagorno-Karabakh War
  • Ghazanchetsots Cathedral, 1868–1887
  • The Shushi Tank Memorial
  • The church of Kanatch Zham (Կանաչ Ժամ եկեղեցի), 1847[1]
File:Shushi-walls-P1003108.JPG
Old city walls of Shushi.
File:Ghazanchetsots.jpg
Ghazanchetsots Cathedral.

References

  1. ^ Artsakh: A Photographic Journey by Hrair Khatcherian, p. 12.

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