Balaxanı

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Balaxanı
Municipality
Balaxanı is located in Azerbaijan
Balaxanı
Balaxanı
Coordinates: 40°27′42″N 49°55′12″E / 40.46167°N 49.92000°E / 40.46167; 49.92000Coordinates: 40°27′42″N 49°55′12″E / 40.46167°N 49.92000°E / 40.46167; 49.92000
Country  Azerbaijan
City Baku
Raion Sabunçu
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 11,615
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Balaxanı (also, Balkh, Balaban, Balachany, Baladzary, Balakhani, and Balakhany) is a settlement and municipality in Baku, Azerbaijan.[citation needed] It has a population of 11,615.

The Nobel Brothers' oil wells in Balaxanı in the late 19th century.

Notable natives[edit]

  • Sadykh Rahimov — Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Azerbaijan SSR (1954–1958).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ "Рагимов Садых Гаджияр Али оглы". Справочник по истории Коммунистической партии и Советского Союза 1898 - 1991.