Fizuli district

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Geographical Situation

There are one town (Fizuli), settlements and 73 villages.

Economic Characteristics

The basis of the economy of the regon is agriculture, specialised in vine growing, vegetable growing, grain growing and cattle breeding. There was dairy, steel-concrete plant, quarry, gin, vine and grain processing plants.
Fizuli town was occupied by armenian military troops on August 18, 1993. Now on the non-occupied 22 villages about 50 thousand people live.

Socio-economical conclusions of the occupation of Azerbaijan regions by Arminian military forces

August 1993

Territory (partially occupied)1,386
Number of families22,110
Number of population98,958
Number of murders669 persons
Number of handicaps1450 persons
Number of orphans155 persons

Destruction and Losses

Villages and settlements77
Dwelling houses15,213
Industrial and construction establishments33
Service establishments786
Health care centres43
Cultural establishments166

The people of this land highly appreciate and revere the memory and legacy of the great poet Fizuli. There are a lot of historical and archeological monuments in the region such as the unique Garghabazar caravanserai dated 1681 and Hadji Giyaseddin mosque dated 1682.

Garghabazar caravanserai, 1681, Fuzuli, Azerbaijan

Three mausoleums – the Akhmedalilar mausoleum, the Babids mausoleum and the Mir Ali mausoleum are the most remarkable sights of the region.

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