Sites & cities that bear the name of Maxta


Today in : Azerbaijan
First trace of activity : ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century B.C.E
Recorded names : makta, Makhta, Makhta Kultepe, Təzəkənd

Description : Maxta (also, Makhta, Makhta Kultepe) is a village and municipality in the Sharur District of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. It is located 7 km in the north-west from the district center, on the plain. Its population is busy with vine-growing, farming and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, library, cultural house and a hospital in the village. It has a population of 2,478. A monument was erected in honor of the compatriots killed in The Great Patriotic War (1941–45). In the north-east of the village, on the right side of the Nakhchivan-Sadarak highway is located the Qarabulaq necropolis of the Iron Age, and on the left side is located the ancient necropolis of Maxta. The municipality consists of the villages of Maxta and Təzəkənd.

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