Kashatagh Region Liberated, Disputed, and Strategic Region in Artcakh. 28 February 2008 Levon P. Thorose. Georgia. Azerbaijan. Kashatagh is part of the disputed lands. Autonomous Nagorno Karabakh. Turkey. Iran. Azerbaijan. Turkey. Iran. Iran.
KashataghRegionLiberated, Disputed, and Strategic Region in Artcakh
28 February 2008
Levon P. Thorose
is part of the disputed lands
Autonomous Nagorno Karabakh
“Kashatagh is the land of our ancestors,” says head of administration of Kashatagh Alexan Hakobian.
The most strategic land for protection and security of Armenia and security of Artcakh.
1921 to 1988
“Armenians living here began thinning out 100 years ago and as a result of the policy conducted by Stalin it became a part of Azerbaijan.”
After 1994 ceasefire
After 15 years of resettlement, the region of 300 square kilometers now has about 15,000 residents.
Of 127 settlements, not all have electricity. They use what the local environment and nature provides. Not all have purified drinking water system.
Artcakh has a population of 137,737, and 99.7% of whom are Armenian, according to the census taken in 2005.
Children in Stepanakert
Cafeteria in Stepanakert