Nakhchivan (city) facts for kids
|City & Municipality|
|• Total||15 km2 (6 sq mi)|
|• Land||14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AZT (UTC+4)|
|• Summer (DST)||AZT (UTC+5)|
Nakhchivan City (also, Nachitschewan, Nakhchyvan, Nakhicevan, Nakhichevan’, and Nakhjavan), is the capital of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. It is 450 km west of Baku. The municipality of Nakhchivan has the city of Nakhchivan and the villages of Başbaşı, Qarağalıq, and Daşduz. Nakhchivan Airport (NAJ) is in the north of the city.
Universities and colleges
Nakchivan is one of the Azerbaijan's main centres of education. Universities here are:
- Nakhchivan State University
- Nakhchivan Private University
- Nakhchivan Teachers Institute
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