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- For the village in Aghjabadi District, see Xocavənd, Aghjabadi.
Map of Azerbaijan showing Khojavend rayon
|Established||26 November 1991|
Hadrut (de facto)
|• Total||1,458 km2 (563 sq mi)|
|• Density||30/km2 (77/sq mi)|
|Telephone code||(+994) 26|
Armenian control (1990s-2020)
Most of the area of the district was under the effective control of the self-declared Republic of Artsakh since the First Nagorno-Karabakh War from the early 1990s until late 2020, with the exception of the easternmost part, which remained under Azerbaijani control. Within Artsakh, its northeast half was administratively part of Martuni Province and the rest as part of Hadrut Province.
Return to Azerbaijani control (2020)
An armed conflict erupted between the Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan in late September 2020 which saw more parts of the district return to Azerbaijani control.
On October 9, 2020, it was announced that the city of Hadrut and eight villages (one of them is part of Khojavend district) had been recaptured by the Azerbaijani Army The town of Hadrut was subsequently declared as the provisional administrative centre of the district.
On October 16, 2020 it was announced that Azerbaijan had taken control of three more villages in the district.
On October 20, 2020, the President of Azerbaijan announced the recapture of five more villages (Aghjakand, Mulkudara, Dashbashi, Gunashli (formerly known as Norashen), and Vang of the district from Armenian forces.
On November 7, 2020, it was announced that Azerbaijan had taken control of Ataqut and Tsakuri villages of the district along with 14 ones of Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Khojaly, Qubadli and Zangilan districts.
On November 9, 2020, the President of Azeribaijan announced the recapture of Susanlıq, Domi, Tuğ, Akaku, Azıx, Böyük Tağlar, Salakətin, Zoğalbulaq, Aragül, Tağavard, Böyük Tağavard, Zərdanaşen and Şəhər villages along with 58 villages of Fuzuli, Khojaly, Qubadli, Zangilan and Lachin districts
- "Şəhərlərarası telefon kodları". Aztelekom MMC. Aztelekom İB. Retrieved 19 August 2015. (in Azerbaijani)
- "Azerbaijani Army liberates Hadrut settlement and eight villages from occupation - LIST". Azeri Press Agency. Retrieved 2020-10-23.
- "President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani Army liberated three villages of Fuzuli district, five villages of Khojavand district". MINISTRY OF DEFENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN. Retrieved 2020-10-18.
- "President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani Army liberated five villages of Khojavand district". Azerbaijan State News Agency. Retrieved 2020-10-18.
- APA.az (2020-10-16). "President Ilham Aliyev: 3 more villages liberated from occupation". apa.az (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 2020-10-18.
- "President Ilham Aliyev: Zangilan city and 6 villages of the district, 18 villages of Fuzuli, Jabrayil, and Khojavand districts liberated". MINISTRY OF DEFENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
- "President Ilham Aliyev: Zangilan city and 6 villages of the district, 18 villages of Fuzuli, Jabrayil, and Khojavand districts were liberated". State News Agency of Azerbaijan.
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