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The Stronghold in the Rif

MOROCCO | Wed, 15 Feb 2017 | By william1 | Views [557]

I was woken at dawn, by the eerie sound of discordant muezzins calling to prayer. When I left it was pouring with rain. The alleys of Tangier were rivers, waterfalls. I managed to find my way out of the labyrinthine Medina to the 'ville ... Read more >

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This article is about the village in Azerbaijan. For the language, see Khinalug language.
Khinalug
Xınalıq
—  Municipality  —



Khinalug
Coordinates: 41°10′41″N 48°07′36″ECoordinates: 41°10′41″N 48°07′36″E
Country	 Azerbaijan
Rayon	Quba
Elevation	2,350 m (7,710 ft)
Population [citation needed]
 • Total	2,075
Time zone	AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)	AZT (UTC+5)
 (Azerbaijani: Xınalıq; Khinalug: Kətş; also rendered as Khanaluka, Khanalyk, Khinalykh, or Khynalyk) is an ancient Caucasian village going back to the Caucasian Albanian period. It is located high up in the mountains of Quba Rayon, Azerbaijan. It is also a municipality in Quba Rayon, which consists of the villages of Khinalug and Qalayxudat.[7]
It is located just north of Quba in the middle of the Greater Caucasus mountains that divide Russia and the South Caucasus. Khinalug is also the highest, most remote and isolated village in Azerbaijan and among the highest in the Caucasus. The weather changes dramatically during summer and winter, ranging from −20 °C to 18 °C. Khinalug has a population of about 2,000 people. This small group of people speaks the Khinalug language, which belongs to the Northeast Caucasian language family, although many speak Azerbaijani as well.
Because of its location, scenery and relative isolation, the village is considered one of Azerbaijan's premiere destinations for hikers and adventure travellers in such travel guides as Lonely Planet.: by etibar, Views[742]
This article is about the village in Azerbaijan. For the language, see Khinalug language. Khinalug Xınalıq — Municipality — Khinalug Coordinates: 41°10′41″N 48°07′36″ECoordinates: 41°10′41″N 48°07′36″E Country Azerbaijan Rayon Quba Elevation 2,350 m (7,710 ft) Population [citation needed] • Total 2,075 Time zone AZT (UTC+4) • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5) (Azerbaijani: Xınalıq; Khinalug: Kətş; also rendered as Khanaluka, Khanalyk, Khinalykh, or Khynalyk) is an ancient Caucasian village going back to the Caucasian Albanian period. It is located high up in the mountains of Quba Rayon, Azerbaijan. It is also a municipality in Quba Rayon, which consists of the villages of Khinalug and Qalayxudat.[7] It is located just north of Quba in the middle of the Greater Caucasus mountains that divide Russia and the South Caucasus. Khinalug is also the highest, most remote and isolated village in Azerbaijan and among the highest in the Caucasus. The weather changes dramatically during summer and winter, ranging from −20 °C to 18 °C. Khinalug has a population of about 2,000 people. This small group of people speaks the Khinalug language, which belongs to the Northeast Caucasian language family, although many speak Azerbaijani as well. Because of its location, scenery and relative isolation, the village is considered one of Azerbaijan's premiere destinations for hikers and adventure travellers in such travel guides as Lonely Planet.

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