Nakhchivan (Azerbaijani: Naxçıvan [nɑxtʃɯˈvɑn]; Armenian: Նախիջևան, romanized: Nakhijevan) is the capital of the eponymous Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan, located 450 km (280 mi) west of Baku. The municipality of Nakhchivan consists of the city of Nakhchivan, the settlement of Əliabad and the villages of Başbaşı, Bulqan, Haciniyyət, Qaraçuq, Qaraxanbəyli, Tumbul, Qarağalıq, and Daşduz. It is spread over the foothills of Zangezur Mountains, on the right bank of the Nakhchivan River at an altitude of 873 m (2,864 ft) above sea level.
The city's official Azerbaijani spelling is "Nakhchivan" (Azerbaijani: Naxçıvan). The name is transliterated from Persian as Nakhjavan (Persian: نخجوان). The city's name is transliterated from Russian as Nakhichevan' (Russian: Нахичевань) and from Armenian as Nakhijevan (Armenian: Նախիջևան, romanized: Naxiǰewan).
July is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 80° degrees. January is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 27° degrees. April is the wettest month 💧, with 1.63 In. of rain and/or snow.
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