Babek (city)

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Babek
Babək
Municipality
Babek is located in Azerbaijan
Babek
Babek
Coordinates: 39°09′07″N 45°26′30″E / 39.15194°N 45.44167°E / 39.15194; 45.44167Coordinates: 39°09′07″N 45°26′30″E / 39.15194°N 45.44167°E / 39.15194; 45.44167
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Babek
Elevation 827 m (2,713 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 3,252
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Babək (also, Babek, Babekskiy, and Tazakend) is a city and municipality in and the capital of Babek Rayon, in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.

History[edit]

Before the 1978, settlement was known as Tazakand. However, then was renamed in honor of the Persian revolutionary leader Babak Khorramdin.[2]

Demography[edit]

As of 2010, population of Babək contains 3252 people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ a b "Описание курорта Бабек, Азербайджан". tury.ru. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 

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