It is located high up in the mountains of Quba Rayon, Azerbaijan.
The people of Khinaliq call their village Ketsh, themselves Kettid, and their language Ketshmits’.
Some native people say that this land is linked to Noah, as legend relates that, having seen this flat highland, he then threw out the
Ark's anchor and told everyone on board to disembark. Khynalyg's inhabitants are very religious and prior to accepting Islam,
had been followers of Zoroastrianism.