Dashaltı State Reserve

The reserve, which was established in the areas of Shusha and Khojaly in 1988 for protecting rare nature composites, covers the area of 450 hectares. It is included Topkhana forest, Kirs Mountain, plain of Jidir duzu, the walls of Khojaly region. There is “Khan magharasi” (khan’s cave) dating back to the Triton century in the reserve. 

The area of the reserve is a natural museum of thick forests, shrubberies, and grass plants. Oak, hornbeam, birch, lime, ash-tree, hawthorn, dog-rose, cornel, medlar, apple, pear, cherry-plum, etc. trees and shrubs grow here. The area is rich in medicinal, endemic, and rare plants. Roes, wild boars, squirrels, hares, wolves, jackals, and dozens of bird species dwell here. At present the reserve is under occupation, and its work has been suspended. The reserve, which has been under occupation since 1992 is being ruined now.

  1. “Nature”, Virtual Karabakh. https://www.virtualkarabakh.az/en/post-item/26/45/nature.html.

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