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The tragedy of the occupation



At the end of the XX century the world\'s biggest tragedy of the occupation was lived in Azerbaijan. 
As a result of military aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan in the 20 thousand Azerbaijani people was killed and 4866 people are missing, and 100 thousand people were injured, 50 thousand people received injuries of various degrees of disabilities.
The military aggression caused occupation of 17 thousand sq. km the most fertile lands of the Azerbaijan, destruction of 900 settlements, 130939 homes, 2389 industry and agriculture objects, 1025 education, 798 health care facilities, 1510 cultural facilities, 5198 km. of roads, 348 bridges, 7568 km. water and 76940 km of electric lines. Armenian aggressors destroyed with particular brutality Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage and cultural objects in the occupied territories. In the territories they occupied 12 museums and 6art galleries, 9 palaces of historical importance have been looted and burned. 40 thousand museums and exhibits with rare historic significance have been destroyed, 44 temples and 18 mosques were desecrated. In destroyed and burned 927 libraries 4,600 (four million six hundred) thousand books and unique manuscript works were destroyed.
It is not possible to calculate precisely the damage inflicted by the Armenian aggressors on the national cultural institutions in Nagorno-Garabagh and surrounding districts, because the resources have been plundered and destroyed, were not only Azerbaijan’s, but also unique cultural examples of the world civilization. Together with moral -psychological damage done to the population, according to the initial and non-finalized data Azerbaijan\'s economy suffered damage worth of more than U.S. $ 60 billions in total. 

A list of the regions occupied by Armenians: 
Khankendi - December 26, 1991 (an area of 926 sq. km)
Khojaly - February 26, 1992 (an area of 0.97 sq km)
Shusha - May 8, 1992 (an area of 289 sq.km)
Lachin - May 17, 1992 (an area of 1835 sq.km)
Khojavand - October 2, 1992  (an area of 1.46 sq. km)
Kalbajar - April 2, 1993  (an area of 1936 sq km)
Agdara - July 7, 1993  (an area of 1.7 sq km)
Agdam - July 23, 1993  (an area of 1094 sq.km)
Jabrayil - 23 August 1993  (an area of 1050 sq km)
Fizuli - August 23, 1993 (an area of 802 sq km)
Gubadli - August 31, 1993  (area of 802 sq km)
Zangilan - October 29, 1993  (area of 707 sq.km)

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