Life in Griz

Guba is located on the north-eastern flanks of hills of the Shahdag mountain belonging to the Greater Caucasus mountains at the altitude of 600 m above sea level on the bank of Gudial river at the distance of 168 km from Baku.There is a mountainous Griz village at the territory of this district which located at the altitude of 2170 meters above sea level.

The population of the village is a separate ethnographic group with its only language which no one else in the world speaks. It is a small ethnic group living in the northern zone of Azerbaijan, in the villages of Guba and Khachmaz regions. They speak in gryz language belonging to Nakh-Dagestan language family, Lezgin language group.

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