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Nax·çi·van

 (näk′chĭ-vän′, näKH′-) or Na·khi·che·van (nə-kē′chə-, -KHē′-)
A semiautonomous exclave of Azerbaijan separated from the rest of the country by Armenia to the north and east and bordering on Iran and Turkey to the south and west. Ceded to Russia by Persia in the early 1800s, it was joined to the USSR as the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in 1924.
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These survey findings demonstrate that a large, potentially urban settlement emerged in Naxcivan during the 'nomadic' MBA, and indicate that when the IA Urartian state (ninth-seventh centuries BC) expanded eastward it did so into an area with pre-existing complex political and settlement traditions.
Monitoring of insecticide resistance in Anopheles sacharovi (Favre 1903) in borderline of Armenia, Naxcivan & Turkey, 2001.
Interestingly enough, not even a month after this treaty had been concluded, Iran--with no prior consultations with Baku--cut off electricity supplies to the Azerbaijani exclave of Naxcivan.
Toward a Holistic Approach to Relief, Development, and Christian Witness: With Special Reference to Adra's Mission to Naxcivan, 1993-2003.
Armenia and Azerbaijan together are unlikely to harbor more than 30 cats, of which a maximum of 10 to 20 may live in southern and southwestern Armenia (Khorozyan 2003) and the others roam over Azerbaijan's Naxcivan Republic and in the Talis Mountains (Askerov 2002).