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Stepanakert
Ստեփանակերտ
Khankendi
(Xankəndi)
City
From top left: Panoramic view of the Renaissance SquareT-72 tank memorial of Karabakh War • Artsakh University Downtown Stepanakert • Stepanakert skyline Panoramic view of Stepanakert
From top left:
Panoramic view of the Renaissance Square
T-72 tank memorial of Karabakh War • Artsakh University
Downtown Stepanakert • Stepanakert skyline
Panoramic view of Stepanakert
Country
Unrecognized country
 Azerbaijan (de jure)
 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (de facto)
Province Stepanakert (City)
Elevation 813 m (2,670 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 53,000
Website www.stepanakert.am

Stepanakert (Armenian: Ստեփանակերտ; known as Xankəndi in Azerbaijan, and translated as Khankendi) is the capital city of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, a de facto independent republic. The city has about 40,000 Armenians. The entire Azerbaijani population left the city during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

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