Stepanakert or Khankendi is a nice small city and the capital of . There is some dispute whether the first settlement in this area was started by Armenians in 5th century and thus was called Vararakn or by a Karabakh khan in 18th century, and was thus called Khankendi.

Landmarks in the Area

The National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh is the legislative branch of the government of the . Photo: Govorkov, CC BY 2.0.

Stepanakert Memorial is a memorial located in , the capital of the . Photo: David Stanley, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Stepanakert, Khankendi and originally called Vararakn, is the capital and the largest city of the de facto . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.


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