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Subject: Chaldoran County, List of cities, towns and villages in West Azerbaijan Province
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For the administrative subdivisions, see Avajiq-e Jonubi Rural District and Avajiq-e Shomali Rural District.
"Arab Dizaj" redirects here. For the nearby village of that name, see Arab Dizaji.

Coordinates: 39°18′50″N 44°09′53″E / 39.31389°N 44.16472°E / 39.31389; 44.16472Coordinates: 39°18′50″N 44°09′53″E / 39.31389°N 44.16472°E / 39.31389; 44.16472

Country  Iran
Province West Azerbaijan
County Chaldoran
Bakhsh Dashtaki
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,649
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Avajiq (Persian: آواجيق‎; Turkish: Avaciq; formerly, Arab Dizaj (Persian: عرب دیزج), also Romanized as ‘Arab Dīzaj, Arāb Dizeh, ‘Arab-e Dīzaj, ‘Arab-e Dīzehsī, and ‘Arab Dizehsī)[1] is a city in and the capital of Dashtaki District, in Chaldoran County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 1,649, in 377 families.[2] It lies near the Turkish border, some 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Doğubeyazıt. It is the westernmost city in Iran.

Formerly it was the seat of the Persian "Warden of the Marches" for the Turkish border.[3]


External links

  • "'Arab Dizaj, Iran" Falling Rain Genomics, Inc.
  • "`Arab Dizaj Map — Satellite Images of `Arab Dizaj" Maplandia
  • "تصویب طرح هادی آواجیق چالدران", in Persian (Farsi)

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