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  Azerbaijan Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Azerbaijan [ɑ:zɚbai'ʤɑ:n] (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan), officially the Republic of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Respublikası), is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
The Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic (an exclave of Azerbaijan) borders Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, and Turkey to the northwest.
In 1936, the TSFSR was dissolved and Azerbaijan became constituent republic of the USSR as the Azerbaijan SSR.
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 Arran - The Republic of Azerbaijan - (The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies - CAIS)©
It was thus bounded on the north by Šervān; on the north west by Šakkī (Armenian Šak'e) and Kaxeti in eastern Georgia; on the south by Armenia and Azerbaijan province; and on the southeast by the Caspian coastal province of Mūqān or Mūgān.
Zeki Velidi Togan, "Arran," in IA I, pp.
Sahl ibn-Sunbat of Shakki and Arran," in BSOAS 15, 1953, pp.504-14.
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  Azerbaijan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Azerbaijan is one of the oldest spots of civilization, a country with a rich and ancient history.
Azerbaijan was conquered by Arabs at the beginning of the 8th century and made part of the Arab Khalifat as the vilayet Arran.
To the north Azerbaijan borders on Russian Federation (extending for 17.9 km), to the west with the Republic of Armenia (785 km), to the northwest with the Georgian Republic (322 km), to the southwest with Turkey (11 km) in the south with the Islamic Republic of Iran (618 km).
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 ARRAN: The Real Name of the Republic of Azerbaijan  - (The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies - CAIS)©
Aliyov, a historian in the former Soviet Azerbaijan, in his article "Sources Relating the Ancient History of Caucasus's Albania", wrote that in the Parthian era, the eastern part of the Caucasus was called "Ardan".
Their capital initially was Gandjeh, but after the occupation of Baku by the Turkish army under the command of Noori Pasha on 15 September 1918, the capital was transferred to Baku and their government was consolidated through the support of the Turkish army.
It was mostly run by immigrants from the Caucasus and the executors of Soviet policy, especially the cronies of Mir-Dja'far Bagherov, the secretary of the central committee of the Communist Party of the Caucasus.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/Geography/arran_or_azerbaijan.htm   (3001 words)

  
 Azerbaijan - WIKIb2b   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Template:Infobox Country Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan) is a country in the Caucasus, at the crossroads of Europe and Southwest Asia, with a coast on the Caspian Sea.
The Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic (an exclave of Azerbaijan) borders Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, and Turkey to the northwest.
Some opponents of the name Azerbaijan assert that it is anachronistic to use it in a historical context before 1918, because, they say, the term was first introduced by the national intelligentsia in early 20th century and later was endorsed by the Bolsheviks, with intention of claiming the northern province of Persia.
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 Encyclopedia: Arran (Azerbaijan)
Following the Arab invasion of present-day Azerbaijan in the 8th century, most of the former territory of Caucasian Albania was also known as Aran, and included in Khalifate under the name Arran (ar-Ran).
According to legends, the name Arran may derive from the legendary founder of Caucasian Albania, who according to legend was son of Noah's son Yafet (Japheth) and also, possibly the eponym of the ancient Caucasian Albanians (Aghvan), and / or the Iranic tribe known as Alans (Alani).
Azerbaijan or Azerbeijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan, Azərbeycan) is a country in the Caucaus region, adjacent to the Caspian Sea.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Arran_%28Azerbaijan%29   (1322 words)

  
 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Azerbaijan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Republic of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan or Azərbaycan Respublikası) is a country in the Caucasus, at the crossroads of Europe and Southwest Asia, with a coast on the Caspian Sea.
Azerbaijan has lost control of 16% of its territory including Karabakh, and must support some 800,000 refugees and internally displaced persons as a result of the conflict.
The official language of Azerbaijan is Azerbaijani, a member of the Oguz subdivision of the Turkic language family, and is spoken by around 95% of the republic’s population, as well as about a third of the population of Iran.
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 Arran (Azerbaijan) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aran or Arran is a historical geographical name used in early medieval times to define some parts of what is now republic Azerbaijan.
Currently, the term is used in the Azerbaijan Republic to signify the territory consisting of the lowland Karabakh plains situated between Kura and Araks rivers, including the Mil plain and parts of the Mughan plain.
The medieval Islamic geographers gave descriptions of Arran in general, and of its towns (Barda, Beylagan, Ganja etc.) in particular, describing their agricultural fertility and their importance for commerce across the Caucasus.
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 Arran (Azerbaijan) - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The term has undergone major alterations in meaning throughout history, and is used to refer to both the Azerbaijan Republic and the historical Karabakh area, consisting of Nagorno-Karabakh and lowland plains adjacent to it.
According to some, the name Arran may derive from the legendary founder of Caucasian Albania, who according to legend was son of Noah's son Yafet (Japheth) and also, possibly the eponym of the ancient Caucasian Albanians.
Today, the term Arran is mainly used in the Azerbaijan Republic to indicate territories consisting of Mil and Mughan plains (mostly, Beylaqan, Imishli, Saatli, Sabirabad provinces of the Azerbaijan Republic).
www.recipeland.com /encyclopaedia/index.php/Arran_%28Azerbaijan%29   (627 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: History of Azerbaijan
Aran (azerbaijan republic) historically and geographically Eurasian and stretches from the Caucasus region, which is adjacent to the Caspian Sea, to aras river.
Azerbaijan is located at the crossroads of different cultures and is the ancestral home of the Azerbaijanis (Azerbaijani Turks) who according to CIA and Ethnologue statistics number more than 8 million in the Republic of Azerbaijan and more than 20 million in the northwestern region of Iran, reffered to by the United Nations as
The historian Ashurbeyli in "History of Azerbaijan" writes that in Azerbaijan "there were incurrsions of Turkic groups from the beginning of our era which increased in the 5th to the 7th and the 9th to the 11th centuries" and also states that "since antiquity" Turks have lived in Azerbaijan.
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 middleeastinfo.org :: View topic - Arran Province (New Republic of Azerbaijan)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Arran remained essentially a frontier province, left to its native princes, who were led by the Mihranids,[4] on condition of the payment of tribute to the Muslim exchequer.
The Islamic geographers of this period give descriptions of Arran in general and of its towns (Barda'a, Baylaqan, Ganja and Šamkur or al-Motawakkeliya) in particular, describing their agricultural fertility and their importance for commerce across the Caucasus, despite their vulnerability to attacks from the Georgians and the Rus.
Also, after this time, when the Shaddadids were in full occupation of Arran, the Persian poet Qatran (q.v.), who flourished in the middle decades of the 11th century CE and was the eulogist of various Muslim potentates of Azarbaijan and Arran, praises the Shaddadid Amir Fazlun b.
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 Read about Arran (Azerbaijan) at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Arran (Azerbaijan) and learn about Arran ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
However, Azerbaijan was used to signify the larger area combining both South (Iranian) Azerbaijan and North Azerbaijan (Arran).
At the same time, term Arran was often used in a narrower sense, implying not the whole territory of North Azerbaijan, but only the right bank of the Kura river, centered around the Karabakh area.
Arran Province (http://www.iranchamber.com/geography/articles/arran.php) by C.E.Bosworth, Iranian Chamber of Commerce.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Arran_%28Azerbaijan%29   (545 words)

  
 Tats - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Tat are an Iranian ethnic group from the Caucasus.
The Tat descend from Persian tribes that moved into the Caucasian mountains in the 5th and 6th centuries.
The Tat of Aarn live in the mountain valleys of the north and north-eastern parts of Azerbaijan, along the Russian border, with important concentrations in Krasnaya Sloboda and Oguz.
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 Arran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aran, a historical region that is a part of modern Republic of Azerbaijan (Caucasia)
The Arran Brewery on the Isle of Arran
Arran is also another name for the fresh water turtle Arrau.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arran   (116 words)

  
 History of Azerbaijan - Azerb.com
In the treaty of Gulistan Persia and Russia agreed that Azerbaijan would be divided along the Araz River, with Russian Azerbaijan north of the river, and Iranian Azerbaijan to the South.
Azerbaijan was occupied by Ottoman Turkish troops until the end of World War I in November 1918.
Nakhichevan's close ties to Azerbaijan were confirmed by the Russo-Turkish Treaty of Moscow and the Treaty of Kars among the three Transcaucasian states and Turkey, both signed in 1921.
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 Siunik - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was divided into two regions; Western Siunik, to the west of Lake Sevan (Geycha); and Eastern Siunik, which stretches southward from the lake to the neighbouring mountains where the capital Tatev or Tathev is located.
The emir of Azerbaijan Nasr captured with perfidy to Babgen and Sahak in Dwin, but upon invading the dominances of Sembat this made to him front with energy and rejected him and yet obtained the freedom of his brothers.
The throne was inherited by his nephew Sembat (963-998) who was recognized king by the emirs of Tauris and of Arran.
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 Karabakh.org |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Arran, being a greater administrative-geographic unit of Azerbaijan was included into the Khulagoid State as a province.
The term «Karabakh» also was utilized equally with «Arran», sometimes replacing the latter, but in administrative-territorial respect, Karabakh covered a part of Arran and was situated in the territory with mountainous and foothill relief.
As to the ethnic composition of the Karabakh population in XIII-XIV cc., it has to be mentioned again, that the territory of the whole Caucasus, including Karabakh, was one of the regions, where complex ethnic processes took place, formed new ethnic groups and melted in the history the old ones.
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 Tourism in Azerbaijan
The numismatic relics of Azerbaijan are concentrated, in the main, at the Museum of the History of Azerbaijan.
In the south of the country, in Arran and Azerbaijan, several states sprang up one after another under the aegis of the Turkic dynasties of Karakoyunlu and Akkoyunlu, and the Sefevids, which minted not only silver but also gold coins.
This turbulent period in the history of Azerbaijan, full of endless wars and feudal strife is eloquently illustrated by numerous hoards of 18th-century Sefevid, Osmanid, Afsharid and Baburid silver coins, which are often in mint condition without any traces of having been in circulation.
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 Riad: Caucasus
Azerbaijan is the name of the land populated by Azeri, an ethic group of the Turkic family enhabited through centuries the region stretching from the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains along the Caspian Sea to the Iranian plateau.
Azerbaijan showed resistance to Arab conquest for 40 years under the last Albanian king Javanshir, and maintained its Iranian character everafter, when it was a separate province (Arabs referred to it as ar-Ran, which in time became Arran) under the early Caliphate, with the city of Barda as an administrative center.
The fact of current independence of a smaller part of Azerbaijan is due mainly to Russian intervention of early XIX century, Soviet policy of the Union of the Republics (instead of Russian autonomies) of 1920s, and (to a lesser extent) the 23 months long existance of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan in 1918-1920.
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 Azerbaijan
In the south of the country, in Arran and Azerbaijan, several states sprang up one after another under the aegis of the Turkic dynasties of Kara-koyunlu and Ak-koyunlu, and the Sefevids, which minted not only silver but also gold coins.
The monetary system of the Sefevids based on a heavyweight 9.4-gramme silver unit reflected in a certain sense the economic and political might of that state.
Ended in the annexation of Azerbaijan to Russia the khans’ coinage was stopped, and Azerbaijan was incorporated in Russia’s sphere of money circulation.
www.media-az.com /azerbaijan/antique.html   (193 words)

  
 Arran (Azerbaijan): Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
However, Azerbaijan was used to signify the larger area combining both South (Iranian) Azerbaijan (South (Iranian) Azerbaijan: the iranian azarbaijan or iranian azerbaijan (persian:...
In this interpretation, North Azerbaijan was generally divided into three historical areas: Arran, Shirvan (Shirvan: shervan or shirvan was a former persian province in caucasus, a state ruled...
All the right bank of the Kura until it joined with the Araks was attributed to Arran (the left bank of the Kura was known as Shirvan (Shirvan: shervan or shirvan was a former persian province in caucasus, a state ruled...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/arran_azerbaijan   (643 words)

  
 Talk:History of Azerbaijan/Arran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arran: the Arabic name of an old area in Caucausia, approximately corresponding to the ancient region of Albania.
In the sixth century, it was ruled by the Mehregan dynasty, who were Iranian [Persian] nobility, using the title of Iranshahs.
Since the Mongol era, the southern part of Arran is called Karabakh.
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 Azerbaijan - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan) is a country in the Caucasus, at the crossroads of Europe and Southwest Asia, with a coast on the Caspian Sea.
Azerbaijan held parliamentary elections on Sunday, 6 November 2005.
Azerbaijan has an arid climate, except in the southeast near Gilan.
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 Caucasian Albania: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The initial capital of the kingdom was Kabalaka (present-day Gabala (Gabala: gabala is a rayon of azerbaijan....
The Udi language, spoken by 8000 people in mostly Azerbaijan, and also Georgia, is thought to be the last remnant of the language once spoken in Caucasian Albania.
Arran (Arran: aran or arran, a historical geographical name in azerbaijan....
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 Shervan - tScholars.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Historic Shervan or Shirvan and "Arran" after Gulistan Treaty of 1813 and was annexed by Russia at the time it was Percian vassal state in Caucasus, a state ruled by the Shervanshahs and the birthplace of the Persian poet Khaqani or Khaghani.
Russinan autority encouriged immigration from Ardebil, Hoy and Tabriz area of historic Azerbaijan of handreds of thausunds turkish speaking Azerys.
The territory of historic Shirvan and Arran is wrongly called Republic of Azerbaijan.
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 Azerbaijan at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Azerbaijan Republic (Azeri: Azərbaycan or Азәрбајҹан, Russian: Азербайджа́н) in the Caucasus on the Caspian Sea shares borders with Russia in the north, Georgia, Armenia, in the west and Iran in the south.
Azerbaijan has lost almost 20% of its territory and must support some 750,000 refugees as a result of the conflict.
Critics of the government of Azerbaijan consider it to be a Kleptocracy.
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