Kharak bread

Kharak bread

This is the name of Gusar bread. The bread is made in ovens typical of the northern zone. These ovens are called kharak. They are different from ovens used in other regions. The kharak made from soil has a rectangular shape and looks like an oven. Apart from bread, it is also used to cook […]

lezgins

Lezgins

Some authors interpret the Lezgin eth­nonym as “mountain people”. Lezgins comprise 95 percent of the district po­pulation. Having an important position among national minorities in Azerbaijan, the Lezgins live mainly in the northern and northwestern part of the country. Known as one of the main peoples of Caucasian Albania, the Legs are regar­ded as ancestors […]