Mushkapat (Armenian: Մուշկապատ; Azerbaijani: Müşkapat) is a village de facto in the Martuni Province of the breakaway Republic of Artsakh, de jure in the Khojavend District of Azerbaijan, in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
|Coordinates: 39°46′17″N 46°58′46″E / 39.77139°N 46.97944°E|
|Country (de facto)||Artsakh|
|Country (de jure)||Azerbaijan|
|Elevation||703 m (2,306 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AMT)|
During the Soviet period, the village was a part of the Martuni District of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast.
Historical heritage sitesEdit
Historical heritage sites in and around the village include the 17th/18th-century church of Surb Astvatsatsin (Armenian: Սուրբ Աստվածածին, lit. 'Holy Mother of God').
Economy and cultureEdit
The population is mainly engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry. As of 2015, the village has a municipal building, a house of culture, a secondary school, and a medical centre.
The village has an ethnic Armenian-majority population, had 351 inhabitants in 2005, and 372 inhabitants in 2015.
- Bagrat Ulubabyan (1925-2001) – Armenian writer and historian
- ^ a b c d Hakob Ghahramanyan. "Directory of socio-economic characteristics of NKR administrative-territorial units (2015)".
- ^ "The Results of the 2005 Census of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic" (PDF). National Statistic Service of the Republic of Artsakh.