Ganja, Azerbaijan

What is Ganja, Azerbaijan known for?


world development

Transcaucasian Republic with Armenia and Georgia (Democratic Republic of Georgia).This was the first Democratic Republic established in Islamic World. Development in 19th century The most typical distinguishing features of Azerbaijan's architecture in the 19th century were the expansion of towns, application of Russian town-planning principles and the development of the general layouts of Ganja (Ganja, Azerbaijan), Shemakha and Baku. Nizami Ganjavi who was born


independent past

was determined by his traumatic personal life as well as the contemporary political situation in his homeland. The failure of the 1832 anti-Russian conspiracy of Georgian nobles, with which Baratashvili was a schoolboy sympathizer, forced many conspirators to see the independent past as irremediably lost and to reconcile themselves with the Russian autocracy, transforming their laments for the lost past and the fall of the native dynasty into Romanticist poetry. Shortage of money prevented


small stories

; ref In 2016, Ganja will be the European Youth Capital, an event with a budget of 5.7 million euros that is projected to boost tourism by about a fifth.


carrying wide

to the warm climate, parks and gardens are open all year long without the need of winter maintenance. The Khan's Garden is the most scenic park and one of the city's most known landmarks. , literally "Azerbaijan Village Agriculture Academy"), also referred to as the Azerbaijan Agricultural Academy (Az. AA), is a public university located in Ganja (Ganja, Azerbaijan), Azerbaijan. The university has eight schools, 3830 students and 560 faculty members. In addition, there is a teaching site in Gazakh with nearly 500 correspondent students. Biography Babadzhanian was born in the family of an Armenian (Armenians) peasant, in the village of Chardakhlu (Çardaqlı, Shamkir) near Yelizavetpol (later Kirovabad, now Ganja (Ganja, Azerbaijan), Azerbaijan), then part of the Russian Empire, attending school there. Ivan Bagramyan, another Armenian Marshal of the Soviet Union, was born in the same village. History During the Soviet period, Azerbaijan was part of the Transcaucasus Military District, whose forces in the republic were commanded by the 4th Army (4th Army (Soviet Union)). The 4th Army (4th Army (Soviet Union)) consisted of three motor rifle divisions (the 23rd Motor Rifle Division (8th Cavalry Corps (Soviet Union)#Postwar) (MRD) at Ganja (Ganja, Azerbaijan), the 60th at Lankaran, and the 295th in Baku) and army troops that included missile and air defense brigades and artillery and rocket regiments. Azerbaijan also hosted the 49th Arsenal of the Main Agency of Missiles and Artillery of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, which contained over 7,000 train-car loads of ammunition to the excess of one billion units. In addition, the 75th Motor Rifle Division, part of the 7th Guards Army, was in Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic.


famous metal

2016 url http: www.youthforum.org pressrelease ganja-european-youth-capital-2016 website www.youthforum.org accessdate 17 November 2014 Culture thumbnail Ganja Ethnographic and History Museum. (File:Ziyadxanovların mülkü.JPG) The city has many amenities that offer a wide range of cultural activities, drawing both from a rich local dramatic portfolio and an international repertoire. The city is known for its famous metal handicrafts industry during the Middle Ages. The most


open concept

to the warm climate, parks and gardens are open all year long without the need of winter maintenance. The Khan's Garden is the most scenic park and one of the city's most known landmarks. It has an interesting landscaping, carrying wide variety of trees and plants in an open concept. ref


rich local

2016 url http: www.youthforum.org pressrelease ganja-european-youth-capital-2016 website www.youthforum.org accessdate 17 November 2014 Culture thumbnail Ganja Ethnographic and History Museum. (File:Ziyadxanovların mülkü.JPG) The city has many amenities that offer a wide range of cultural activities, drawing both from a rich local dramatic portfolio and an international repertoire. The city is known for its famous metal handicrafts industry during the Middle Ages. The most


local dramatic

2016 url http: www.youthforum.org pressrelease ganja-european-youth-capital-2016 website www.youthforum.org accessdate 17 November 2014 Culture thumbnail Ganja Ethnographic and History Museum. (File:Ziyadxanovların mülkü.JPG) The city has many amenities that offer a wide range of cultural activities, drawing both from a rich local dramatic portfolio and an international repertoire. The city is known for its famous metal handicrafts industry during the Middle Ages. The most notable works of that period includes Gates of Ganja and Ancient Ganja Gate. , literally "Azerbaijan Village Agriculture Academy"), also referred to as the Azerbaijan Agricultural Academy (Az. AA), is a public university located in Ganja (Ganja, Azerbaijan), Azerbaijan. The university has eight schools, 3830 students and 560 faculty members. In addition, there is a teaching site in Gazakh with nearly 500 correspondent students. Biography Babadzhanian was born in the family of an Armenian (Armenians) peasant, in the village of Chardakhlu (Çardaqlı, Shamkir) near Yelizavetpol (later Kirovabad, now Ganja (Ganja, Azerbaijan), Azerbaijan), then part of the Russian Empire, attending school there. Ivan Bagramyan, another Armenian Marshal of the Soviet Union, was born in the same village. History During the Soviet period, Azerbaijan was part of the Transcaucasus Military District, whose forces in the republic were commanded by the 4th Army (4th Army (Soviet Union)). The 4th Army (4th Army (Soviet Union)) consisted of three motor rifle divisions (the 23rd Motor Rifle Division (8th Cavalry Corps (Soviet Union)#Postwar) (MRD) at Ganja (Ganja, Azerbaijan), the 60th at Lankaran, and the 295th in Baku) and army troops that included missile and air defense brigades and artillery and rocket regiments. Azerbaijan also hosted the 49th Arsenal of the Main Agency of Missiles and Artillery of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, which contained over 7,000 train-car loads of ammunition to the excess of one billion units. In addition, the 75th Motor Rifle Division, part of the 7th Guards Army, was in Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic.


poet

Khanate . Ganja is also the birthplace of the famous poet Nizami (Nizami Ganjavi) Ganjavi. thumb Gate of Ganja, now in Gelati Monastery (File:Gates gelati.jpg) The people of Ganja experienced a temporary cultural decline after an earthquake in 1139, when the city was taken by king Demetrius I of Georgia and its gates taken as trophies which is still kept in Georgia (Georgia(country)), and again after the Mongol invasion in 1231. The city was revived after the Safavids

from Ganja, Azerbaijan Because of its intermittent periods of great prosperity as well as being one of the largest cities in Azerbaijan and one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse in the Caucasus, Ganja prides itself on having produced a disproportionate number of notable figures in the sciences, arts and other fields. Some of the houses they resided in display commemorative plaques. Some of the many prestigious residents include: poet Nizami Ganjavi, Olympic champion Toghrul

Asgarov , ruler of Ganja Khanate Javad Khan, poets Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Mahsati Ganjavi, Nigar Rafibeyli and Hakob Hakobyan (Hakob Hakobian (poet)), composer Fikrat Amirov, philosopher Vardan Areveltsi and prime minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade. File:Amirov.jpg Fikrat Amirov, prominent Azerbaijani composer of the Soviet period. File:Nizami Rug Crop.jpg Nizami Ganjavi, considered as one of Middle East's greatest


quot wide

: uni-persona.srcc.msu.su site authors djakonov posl_gl.htm Дьяконов, Игорь Михайлович. Книга воспоминаний. Издательство "Европейский дом", Санкт-Петербург, 1995., 1995 . - ISBN 978-5-85733-042-5. cтр. 730-731 Igor Diakonov. The book of memoirs. There is another version, according to which, its name derives from Turkic word "gen" (which means "wide"). Suffix "ce" ja is very common in Turkic toponyms. For example, Duzce, Goyce, Kostence, etc

Ganja, Azerbaijan

'''Ganja''' ( ) and retained it throughout the later Soviet period from 1935. Finally in 1989, during Perestroika, the city regained the original name.

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