The remote mountain village that has its very own language

As you set off on the road that leads to Khinalig, one of the highest and most remote mountain villages in the Caucasus, you know you are in for quite a treat.

Not long after leaving the northern city of Guba in Azerbaijan, you find yourself surrounded by breathtaking scenery. It seems the higher you climb, the more impressive the mountains, canyons and passes become.

And then, after driving for about 65 kilometres, there it is: the famous village perched on a hillside, where the local population of just over 2,000 even have its own language.

Archaeologists have found traces of a settlement that goes back more than 2,000 years, but the remains that can be seen today date back to between the 17th and 19th centuries.

Read more: Euronews

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