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For the mythological weapon wielded by the Akkadian god Ninurta, see Sharur (mythological weapon).
For the administrative district, see Sharur District. For the village in Iran, see Sharur, Iran.

Coordinates: 39°32′45″N 44°58′20″E / 39.54583°N 44.97222°E / 39.54583; 44.97222

City & Municipality

Shahur from air

Coordinates: 39°32′45″N 44°58′20″E / 39.54583°N 44.97222°E / 39.54583; 44.97222

Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Sharur
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 6,964
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)
Area code(s) +994 892

Şərur (also spelt Sharur, formerly Bashnorashen, Norashen, formerly Iliich and Il'ichëvsk (1966–1990) after Vladimir Ilyich Lenin) is a town and the most populous municipality in and capital of the Sharur Rayon in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 6,964. It was the administrative center of Sharur-Daralagez uyezd of the Russian empire.[2]

Notable natives


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