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Map of the administrative divisions of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is divided into:

All listed are rayons unless otherwise noted. Listed alphabetically by Azerbaijani name, which is in parentheses when different from the transliterated name. This list is for the main part of Azerbaijan; the rayons of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic are listed below and numbered separately. Some rayons are completely or partially in the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, shown on the map in green; this is noted in the list.

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List of administrative divisions

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Contiguous Azerbaijan

Map ref. Administrative division Capital Type Area (km²) Population
(1 Jan. 2008 estimate)
Notes
1 Absheron (Abşeron) Xirdalan Rayon 1,360 103,400 (includes an exclave in Baku)
2 Aghjabadi (Ağcabədi) Aghjabadi Rayon 1,760 118,700
3 Agdam (Ağdam) Alibakhli Rayon 1,150 172,200
4 Agdash (Ağdaş) Agdash Municipality 1,050 97,600
5 Agstafa (Ağstafa) Agstafa Rayon 1,500 78,500
6 Agsu (Ağsu) Agsu Rayon 1,020 68,900
7 Shirvan city (Şirvan) Shirvan city municipality 30 75,600 Until April 24, 2008, Ali Bayramli (Əli Bayramlı)
8 Astara Astara Rayon 620 94,700
9 Baku city (Bakı) Baku city municipality 2,130 1,917,000 Comprises 11 rayonlar
10 Balakan (Balakən) Balakan Rayon 920 87,700
11 Barda (Bərdə) Barda Rayon 960 140,700
12 Beylagan (Beyləqan) Beylagan Rayon 1,130 85,100
13 Bilasuvar (Biləsuvar) Bilasuvar Rayon 1,400 85,600
14 Jabrayil (Cəbrayıl) Jabrayil Rayon 1,050 2
15 Jalilabad (Cəlilabad) Jalilabad Rayon 1,440 189,100
16 Dashkasan (Daşkəsən) Dashkasan Rayon 1,050 32,400
17 Davachi (Dəvəçi) Davachi Rayon 1,090 50,300
18 Fizuli (Füzuli) Alkhanli Rayon 1,390 149,900
19 Gadabay (Gədəbəy) Gadabay Rayon 1,290 92,000 borders an exclave of Armenia
20 Ganja city (Gəncə) Ganja city municipality 110 309,700
Total 81,100 8,245,500
  1. Absheron (Abşeron) (includes an exclave in Baku)
  2. Aghjabadi (Ağcabədi)
  3. Agdam (Ağdam)
  4. Agdash (Ağdaş)
  5. Agstafa (Ağstafa)
  6. Agsu (Ağsu)
  7. Shirvan city (Şirvan; until April 24, 2008, Əli Bayramlı)
  8. Astara
  9. Baku city (Bakı)
  10. Balakan (Balakən)
  11. Barda (Bərdə)
  12. Beylagan (Beyləqan)
  13. Bilasuvar (Biləsuvar)
  14. Jabrayil (Cəbrayıl)
  15. Jalilabad (Cəlilabad)
  16. Dashkasan (Daşkəsən)
  17. Davachi (Dəvəçi)
  18. Fizuli (Füzuli)
  19. Gadabay (Gədəbəy) (borders an exclave of Armenia)
  20. Ganja city (Gəncə)
  21. Goranboy
  22. Goychay (Göyçay)
  23. Hajigabul (Hacıqabul)
  24. Imishli (İmişli)
  25. Ismailli (İsmayıllı)
  26. Kalbajar (Kəlbəcər) (de facto partially in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
  27. Kurdamir (Kürdəmir)
  28. Lachin (Laçın)
  29. Lankaran (Lənkəran)
  30. Lankaran city (Lənkəran)
  31. Lerik
  32. Masally (Masallı)
  33. Mingachevir city (Mingəçevir)
  34. Naftalan city
  35. Neftchala (Neftçala)
  36. Oghuz (Oğuz)
  37. Qabala (Qəbələ)
  38. Qakh (Qax)
  39. Qazakh (Qazax) (includes two exclaves in Armenia)
  40. Gobustan
  41. Quba
  42. Qubadli (Qubadlı)
  43. Qusar
  44. Saatly (Saatlı)
  45. Sabirabad
  46. Shaki (Şəki)
  47. Shaki city (Şəki)
  48. Salyan
  49. Shamakhi (Şamaxı)
  50. Shamkir (Şəmkir)
  51. Samukh (Samux)
  52. Siazan (Siyəzən)
  53. Sumqayit city (Sumqayıt)
  54. Shusha (Şuşa) (de facto part of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
  55. Shusha city (Şuşa) (de facto part of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
  56. Tartar (Tərtər) (de facto partially in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
  57. Tovuz (borders an exclave of Armenia)
  58. Ujar (Ucar)
  59. Khachmaz (Xaçmaz)
  60. Khankendi city (Xankəndi) (de facto capital of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic named Stepanakert)
  61. Goygol formerly Khanlar (Xanlar)
  62. Khizi (Xızı)
  63. Khojali (Xocalı) (de facto part of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
  64. Khojavend (Xocavənd) (de facto part of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
  65. Yardymli (Yardımlı)
  66. Yevlakh (Yevlax)
  67. Yevlakh city (Yevlax)
  68. Zangilan (Zəngilan)
  69. Zaqatala
  70. Zardab (Zərdab)

Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

The seven rayons and one municipality of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic are listed and numbered separately.

Map ref. Administrative division Capital Type Area (km²) Population (1 Jan. 2008 estimate) Notes
1 Babek (Babək) Babek Rayon 1,170 68,800 Formerly known as Nakhchivan; renamed after Babak Khorramdin in 1991
2 Julfa (Culfa) Julfa Rayon 1,000 39,600 Also spelled Jugha or Dzhulfa.
3 Kangarli (Kəngərli) Givraq Rayon 682 26,600 Split from Babek in March 2004
4 Nakhchivan City (Naxçıvan Şəhər) Municipality 130 71,200 Split from Nakhchivan (Babek) in 1991
5 Ordubad Ordubad Rayon 970 43,600 Split from Julfa during Sovietization[1]
6 Sadarak (Sədərək) Heydarabad Rayon 150 13,600 Split from Sharur in 1990; includes the Karki exclave in Armenia
7 Shakhbuz (Şahbuz) Shahbuz Rayon 920 22,000 Split from Nakhchivan (Babek) during Sovietization[1] Territory roughly corresponds to the Čahuk (Չահւք) district of the historic Syunik region within the Kingdom of Armenia[1]:p.123
8 Sharur (Şərur) Sharur Rayon 478 99,000 Formerly known as Bash-Norashen during its incorporation into the Soviet Union and Ilyich (after Vladimir Ilyich Lenin) from the post-Sovietization period to 1990[1]
Total 5,500 384,400

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d Hewsen, Robert H. (2001). Armenia: A Historical Atlas. University of Chicago Press.  

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