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 (kĭ-rō′və-băd′, kyĭ′rə-və-bät′)
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(Russian kirəvaˈbat)
(Placename) the former name (1936–91) of Gandzha
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(kɪˈroʊ vəˌbæd)

a city in NW Azerbaijan. 270,000.
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The Ganja International Airport of Azerbaijan appealed to the relevant international organizations to replace the code "KVD" (the city's old name - Kirovabad), associated with the city's old name, with a new code "GNJ".
Stalinabad's Dinamo became the first champion, while Stalinabad's Spartak took the second place and Kirovabad's Dinamo took the third place.
A subgroup became exiles because they were stranded in the USSR: such was the predicament of the 157 Spanish pilots who had studied at Soviet aviation schools in Kirovabad and Khar'kov, and the 69 sailors from the nine Republican ships in Soviet ports at the end of the Iberian conflict.
Principal battles: Echmiadzin (1804); Aslanduz (1812); Erzurum (1821); Ganja (Kirovabad) (1826).
The mentioned foreign minister of Armenia recently made a statement, where he mentioned "massacres in "Kirovabad, Gandzak and Baku".