The population of Hadrut region is ethnically homogeneous where mostly Armenians live. The regional centre of Hadrut , the city of Hadrut is located 75 km away from the capital city of Stepanakert. Dizapayt one of the highest mountain peaks of NKR is located in Hadrut region as well as Ishkhanaget flows through the region which is one of the veins feeding the Araks River.
The exact date of the city of Hadrut is unknown, but there are pre-Christian monuments in its area. It is also true that in the 16th century there was a settlement called Khonashen (Khon and Shen) which was later renamed Hadrut (Mesopotamia). To these days, the old quarters built in the 18th-19th centuries are preserved, as well as the 17th-century Holy Resurrection and approximately the 14th-century White Cross churches. The Hadrut region, known in history as Dizak, is rightly considered an open-air museum.
ARMENIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Famous people from Hadrut
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