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  1. May 11, 2022 · Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2022 Area prices were up 0.7 percent over the past month, up 8.3 percent from a year ago Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.7 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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    The city's official Azerbaijani spelling is Nakhchivan (Azerbaijani: Naxçıvan), so is the Persian spelling (Persian: نخجوان). In Armenian and Russian, the city's name is spelled as Nakhichevan (Armenian: Նախիջևան, romanized: Naxiǰewan, Russian: Нахичевань). The city was first mentioned in Ptolemy's Geography as Naxuana (Ancient Greek: Ναξουὰνα, Lat...

    Classical period

    Local tradition states that Nakhchivan was founded by Noah after the Flood, and was his place of death and burial. According to Saint Movses Khorenatsi, King Tigranes I of Armenia settled Median prisoners of war at Nakhchivan in the second century BC. Nakhchivan is first mentioned in Ptolemy's Geographia as Naxouana (Greek: Ναξουὰνα). Nakhchivan was destroyed by Shahanshah Shapur II in 363 and its Armenian and Jewish population was deported to Iran. Emperor Heraclius travelled through the cit...

    Medieval period

    The Arab siege of Nakhchivan in 650 led Theodore Rshtuni to conclude a truce. After the rebellion of 703, Muhammad ibn Marwan had the rebel nobles burnt alive in churches in Nakhchivan and Goghtn in 705. Nakhchivan temporarily came under the control of the Kingdom of Armenia in c. 900, but was swiftly taken by Muhammad ibn Abi'l-Saj. The city was the temporary refuge of Atabeg Nusrat al-Din Abu Bakr after his defeat at the Battle of Shamkor in 1195, and Nakhchivan was conquered by the Kingdom...

    Modern period

    Nakhchivan was conquered by Shahanshah Ismail I in 1503. Shahanshah Abbas I of Persia reconquered Nakhchivan from the Ottoman Empirein 1603–1604. Nakhchivan was annexed to the Russian Empire per the Treaty of Turkmenchay in 1828. The city became the centre of the Nakhchivan Uyezd in the Erivan Governorate in 1849.In 1896, Nakhchivan had a population of 7,433, roughly two-thirds of which were Azeri-speaking Muslims and one-third Armenian Christians. After the February Revolution of 1917, a sov...

    The city is spread over the foothills of Zangezur chain, on the right bank of the Nakhchivan Riverat an altitude of almost 1,000 m (3,300 ft). The floods and soil erosion spiked because of the decreased forest cover along riverbanks. As a result, reforestationprojects implemented in the city to encourage tree planting.

    According to the State Statistics Committeeof Azerbaijan, the number of population of city was 63,8 thousand in 2000.

    Traditionally, Nakhchivan was home to trade industry, handicraft, shoemaking and hatmaking by Azerbaijanians. These industries have been largely replaced. The restoration enterprises and development industry, liberalization of foreign trade and the extension of the customs infrastructure, which has been largely responsible for Nakchivan's growthin ...

    The city has a wide range of cultural activities, amenities and museums. Heydar Aliyev Palace, which has a permanent local painting exhibition and a theatre hall for an audience of 1000 people, and a recently restored Soviet-time Opera Theatre where the Nakhchivan State Musical Drama Theatre realises theatre plays, concerts, musicals and opera. Man...

    There are 3 professional, 6 musical, 22 secondary schools and a military cadet school in Nakhchivan administered by the city council.

    Public transport

    Nakhchivan's trolleybus systemconsisted of three lines at its height and existed until 2004.


    Nakhchivan International Airport is the only commercial airport serving Nakhchivan. The airport is connected by bus to the city center. There are domestic flights to Baku and international service to Russia and Turkey.


    Currently, a light rail line operates from Nakhchivan southeast to Ordubad and northwest to Sharur.

    The city's notable residents include: president of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev, Huseyn Javid – poet and playwright, founder of the progressive romanticism in Azerbaijani literature, writer Jalil Mammadguluzadeh, opera singer Azer Zeynalov, film director Rza Tahmasib, generals Huseyn Khan Nakhchivanski and Jamshid Nakhchivanski, artist Bahruz Kangarli ...

    Twin towns

    Nakhchivan is twinnedwith various cities. 1. Batumi, Georgia, (since 2012)

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    The food index increased 1.1 percent in February, led by a 1.3 percent increase in the food at home index. The food away from home index also rose in February, up 0.7 percent. The food index advanced 7.4 percent for the 12 months ending in February, reflecting increases in the food at home (+7.9 percent) and food away from home (+6.7 percent) index...

    The energy index rose 4.4 percent in February, led by a 7.4-percent increase in the gasoline index. The electricity index rose 0.9 percent over the month and the utility (piped) gas service index rose 1.5 percent. The energy index advanced 26.2 percent for the 12 months ending in February, led by a 40.4-percent increase in the gasoline index. The e...

    The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.8 percent in February. The shelter index (+0.7 percent) was a major contributor to this increase. The index for all items less food and energy advanced 7.0 percent for the 12 months ending in February, reflecting increases across many indexes. The new and used motor vehicles index advanced 24.0 pe...

    Additional price indexes are now available for the three divisions of the South. The all items CPI-U increased 1.2 percent in the West South Central division in February, and 1.1 percent in both the South Atlantic and East South Central divisions. Over the year, the all items index advanced 8.6 percent in the South Atlantic division and 8.5 percent...

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