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The district borders the districts of Lachin, Khojavend, Jabrayil, Zangilan, and the Syunik Province of Armenia. It is the capital and the largest city is Qubadli. The district was established on 14 March 1933. 

The district came under the occupation of the self-declared Republic of Artsakh in 1993 during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War. Azerbaijani forces regained control of all of the district during the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war.