Shaki, Azerbaijan

What is Shaki, Azerbaijan known for?


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(fruit) nut s, cereals and milk. The main production facilities of Shaki are the silk factory, gas-power plant, brick factory, wine factory, sausage factory, conserve factory, and a dairy plant with its integrated big scale Pedigree Dairy Farm. Tourism and shopping In 2010, Shaki was visited by 15,000 foreign tourists from all around the world.


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prestigious mineral springs. Demographics '''M. Nuri Berköz''' ''(Mehemmed Hacı İlyas Oğlu Sarıkerimli)'' was born in Shaki, Azerbaijan in 1889. After completing his primary education in the local Russian-Tatar School, (educational institutions which are considered to have contributed to the rise of modern Azerbaijani intelligentsia) his father decided to immigrate to Ottoman Turkey with his family in early twentieth century. Upon the death of his father a while after their arrival at Bursa (Bursa, Turkey), he and his younger brother Mahmud first enrolled with the Bursa Military Junior High School (''Bursa Askerî Rüştiyesi'' ), then Bursa Military High School (today Işıklar Military Air Force High School, ''Işıklar Askerî Hava Lisesi (:tr:Işıklar Askerî Hava Lisesi) ''). Named commander-in-chief in the Caucasus (Viceroyalty of the Caucasus) in 1806, Gudovich led the Russian armies to the Caspian Sea, overunning the khanates of Derbent, Sheka (Shaki, Azerbaijan), and Baku on his way. After the 24,000-strong army of Yusuf Pasha was routed in the Battle of Arpachai, Gudovich was promoted Field Marshal. However, the battle cost him an eye and left him incapacitated for effective command. In 1808, the ailing general failed to take Erivan and retreated with his soldiers to Georgia (Georgia (country)). * In Austria, Vienna (Vienna (state)) is an enclave in Lower Austria. Interestingly, Vienna was also Lower Austria's capital until 1986. * In Azerbaijan, several cities are administratively separate from the rayons (Administrative divisions of Azerbaijan) and form enclaves. These include Mingachevir, Naftalan (Naftalan (Azerbaijan)), Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan), Khankendi Stepanakert (in Nagorno-Karabakh), Yevlakh, and Nakhichevan (Nakhichevan (city)). * In Belarus, Minsk city is an enclave in Minsk Province (Minsk Province (Belarus)).


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) Vartashen . Nuha one was founded again in 1965 and finally city and raion regained traditional name in 1968. During its history, the town saw devastation many times and because of that, the oldest historic and architectural monuments currently preserved are dated to only the 16th-19th centuries. For many centuries, Shaki has been famous for being the center of silkworm-breeding. Originally located on the left bank of the river Kish, the town sat lower down the hill, however Shaki was moved

in the country of Azerbaijan typically combines elements of East and West. Many ancient architectural treasures such as the Maiden Tower (Maiden Tower (Baku)) and Palace of the Shirvanshahs in the walled city of Baku are Persian architecture, and survive in modern country of Azerbaijan. Among other medieval architectural treasures reflecting the Persian roots of architecture in the region are the Shirvan shahs' palace in Baku, the palace of the Shaki Khan (Shaki Khanate)s in the town

of Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan) in north-central Azerbaijan, the Surakhany Temple on the Apsheron Peninsula, a number of bridges spanning the Aras River, and several mausoleums. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, little monumental architecture was created, but distinctive residences were built in Baku and elsewhere. Among the most recent architectural monuments, the Baku subways (Baku Metro) are noted for their lavish decor. * Abayi (Azerbaijani (Azerbaijani language): ''Abayı


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'') is an Azerbaijani dance with its origins from Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan) and Zaqatala (Zaqatala Rayon) region of Azerbaijan. The subject matter of the dance is middle age. In this area middle-aged people are called "Abayi" and this kind of dance is generally performed by middle-aged men or women. Creators of the melody of this dance are the Shaki composers. It is a little exaggerating and funny and has a slow dancing tempo. This kind of dance used to be performed in group

formerly, but later on changed to an individual dance. Azerbaijani Dance * Agir Karadagi ( Azerbaijani language Azerbaijani

: ''Ağır Qaradağı'' - meaning ''heavy Karadakhi '') is Azerbaijani melody of a dance that is created in Karadakh. It is very popular in Shaki and Zaqatala (Zaqatala Rayon) in Azerbaijan and performed slowly. Annually a cultural and musical festival that is held in Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan), known as Mugam Festival. The setting of the play is clearly Georgia (Georgia (country)) in the Caucasus, although it is described as "Grusinia (Name of Georgia)" (a Russian variant


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, (educational institutions which are considered to have contributed to the rise of modern Azerbaijani intelligentsia) his father decided to immigrate to Ottoman Turkey with his family in early twentieth century. Upon the death of his father a while after their arrival at Bursa (Bursa, Turkey), he and his younger brother Mahmud first enrolled with the Bursa Military Junior High School (''Bursa Askerî Rüştiyesi'' ), then Bursa Military High School (today Işıklar Military Air Force High School


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'' are headquartered in the city. Transport Public transport Shaki has a large urban transport system, mostly managed by the Ministry of Transportation (Ministry of Transportation (Azerbaijan)). Education There are 29 primary schools and 20 secondary schools functioning in the city.


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-site.jsp?site_id 11261 publisher Archnet.org accessdate 6 December 2010 Many years Shaki fortress safeguarded approaches to the city, the acts of bravery by its defendants of fight with foreign oppressors had been written in many history books. In Leo Tolstoy's well-known Hadji Murat (Hadji Murat (novel)) novel, Sheki fortress had selected as place of events. Cuisine thumb Piti (food) Piti (File:Shaki piti.jpg) is type of food specific


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-750s. After the death of the last Kartlian erismtavaris John and Juansher, the Heretian lords extended their fiefdoms and, in 787, established an independent principality (''samtavro'') with the capital in Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan) . The principality gained significant strength and prestige by 893 allowing Prince Hamam to be crowned the king. Alarmed by the increasing power of the Heretian kingdom, Kvirike I (892-918), the ruler of the neighbouring

Kakhetian principality, allied himself with King Constantine III of Abkhazia and, in 915, campaigned against King Adarnase II Patrikios of Hereti (897-943). The allies occupied and divided the country but for a short time as Adarnase Patrikios soon reconquered what had been lost. A son and successor, Ishkhanik (943-951) ruled together with his mother Dinar, sister of Grand Magister Gurgen IV, Prince of Klarjeti (918-941). Under them, Hereti was forced to recognize the supremacy


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Battle of Chalagan, the allies were routed and Constantine, his half-brother David and the Shervanshah Ibrahim were taken prisoner. In the captivity, he behaved arrogantly and the infuriated Turkmen prince Kara Yusuf ordered him, David and 300 Georgian nobles to be executed. '''M. Nuri Berköz''' ''(Mehemmed Hacı İlyas Oğlu Sarıkerimli)'' was born in Shaki, Azerbaijan in 1889. After completing his primary education in the local Russian-Tatar School

, (educational institutions which are considered to have contributed to the rise of modern Azerbaijani intelligentsia) his father decided to immigrate to Ottoman Turkey with his family in early twentieth century. Upon the death of his father a while after their arrival at Bursa (Bursa, Turkey), he and his younger brother Mahmud first enrolled with the Bursa Military Junior High School (''Bursa Askerî Rüştiyesi'' ), then Bursa Military High School (today Işıklar Military Air Force High School


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* Agir Karadagi (Azerbaijani (Azerbaijani language): ''Ağır Qaradağı'' - meaning ''heavy Karadakhi '') is Azerbaijani melody of a dance that is created in Karadakh. It is very popular in Shaki and Zaqatala (Zaqatala Rayon) in Azerbaijan and performed slowly. Annually a cultural and musical festival that is held in Shaki (Shaki, Azerbaijan), known as Mugam Festival. The setting of the play is clearly Georgia (Georgia (country)) in the Caucasus, although it is described as "Grusinia (Name of Georgia)" (a Russian variant name) in the main play. Most of the characters have Georgian (or Georgian-like) names, and Tiflis (Tbilisi) and the poet Mayakovsky (Vladimir Mayakovsky) are mentioned in the prologue. Mayakovsky and Brecht himself were both accused of "formalism" in the Soviet Union at times. However the city where much of the action takes place, Nuka (Shaki, Azerbaijan), is in modern Azerbaijan, although it was under Georgian rule for a time in the Middle Ages. There are also Iranian elements in the play, including the name of the character Azdak, who says he comes from there. http: www.springerlink.com content u551rg77vt055612 But who is Azdak? Qabala is ancient capital of the Caucasian Albania. Archeological evidence indicates that the city functioned as the capital of the Caucasian Albania as early as the fourth century BC. Revisiting History Ruins of the ancient town are in 15 km from regional center, allocated on the territory between Garachay and Jourluchay rivers. History of Gebele city Qabala was located in the middle of the 2500 old Silk Road and was mentioned in works of Pliny the Younger as "Kabalaka", Greek geographer Ptolemy as "Khabala", Arabic historian Ahmad ibn Yahya al-Baladhuri as "Khazar". In the 19th century, the Azerbaijan

Shaki, Azerbaijan

'''Shaki''' ( ) is a city in northwestern Azerbaijan, in the rayon of the same name (Shaki (rayon)).

Shaki is situated in northern Azerbaijan on the southern part of the Greater Caucasus mountain range, from Baku. The population is 63,000.

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