Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic


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Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic

n
(Placename) a region belonging to Azerbaijan, from which it is separated by part of Armenia; annexed by Russia in 1828; unilaterally declared secession from the Soviet Union in 1990. Capital: Nakhichevan. Pop: 363 000 (2000 est). Area: 5500 sq km (2120 sq miles)

Na•khi•che•van′ Auton′omous Repub′lic

(nəˌxi tʃəˈvɑn)
n.
an autonomous republic of Azerbaijan, surrounded by Armenia, Iran, and Turkey. 295,000; 2277 sq. mi. (5500 sq. km). Cap.: Nakhichevan.
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