The vote on Sunday was held on the 15th anniversary of a referendum in which Karabakh declared independence.
Karabakh split from
The new plebiscite is seen as a signal of commitment to independence by the region.
It said: "
On December 10, 1991, the self-styled
Nagorno-Karabakh's separatist government continues to seek recognition. The majority of people in Nagorno-Karabakh are Christian ethnic Armenians who associate themselves with neighbouring
Sporadic clashes inside the territory between Azeri and ethnic Armenian fighters began in 1988 and escalated to full-scale hostilities in 1992 between Azeri forces and troops from the neighbouring state of
About 35,000 people have died in the conflict and up to one million people have been displaced.
A ceasefire was signed in 1994 but a peace deal has yet to be successfully brokered.
The Karabakh vote follows similar polls in a number of other unrecognised former Soviet Union states, including