The Martuni region is a region in Nagorno-Karabakh. It consists of the branch of Nagorno-Karabakh which juts out of furthest to the east, almost reaches Stepanakert on the west, and goes a little past Karmir Shuka on the south. The western half has many hills and small mountains, full of small villages, while the eastern half is very flat, with fewer villages, and the larger regional center of Martuni. The furthest parts to the east remain under the control of Azerbaijan. Historically, this area was also known as Myus Haband and Varand. Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijani: Dağlıq Qarabağ or Yuxarı Qarabağ, literally mountainous black garden or upper black garden; Russian: Нагорный Карабах, translit. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with XankÉndi. ...
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