The History of İsmayilli
Ismayilli region was organized in 1931. Its territory is about 2064 km². Its rich nature, fertile lands, rivers, healing springs and large pastures caused old people to inhabit in here. Our forefathers were especially busy by cattle-breeding, hunting and gardening. There are a lot of historical monuments in Ismayilli region. Chavanshir castle -near Talistan, Maiden Towers – near Khanagah ( XI-XIII cent. ), bath-house, mosque and old plane tree ( XVIII cent. ), Girdiman castle and memorial – near Lahich, Fitdagh ( XIII cent. ) –near Sulut and others. The historical monuments are kept safe and sound in Sangalan, Gushenche, Ivanovka plateaus. For example: Kurduvan, Uzunboylar, Shikhdara hill, Mollaisakhli, Galagah, Hachihatamli, Patakli and Shakili monuments. A lot of guns, jewelry things, condition things, labor things, little monuments and coins were found there. All of these show that, here lived population having developed civilization and economy. The remainders of these monuments remained about 0, 6-0, 8 m depth.