Sanali was a village in the territory of the Zangezur uezd of the former Yelizavetpol (Ganja) governorate, later in the former Gafan district, and present-day Syunik province.

The village was inhabited by 82 Azerbaijanis in 1897. The village was devastated as a result of attacks and massacre committed by Armenian armed units in 1905–1906.