|City & Municipality|
|Elevation||115 m (377 ft)|
|Time zone||AZT (UTC+4)|
|• Summer (DST)||AZT (UTC+5)|
|Area code(s)||+994 167|
Goychay (also, Göyçay, Gekchai, Geokchai, Geokchay, Geoktschai, Geokčaj, Geychay, and Göychay) is a city and municipality in and the capital of the Goychay Rayon of Azerbaijan. The municipality includes the city of Goychay and the nearby village of Qızılqaya.
As of December 2004 the urban population was 35,344
- Enver Mammadkhanli — writer, Honored Art Worker of Azerbaijan SSR.
- Mirza Khazar — prominent radio journalist, essayist, translator of the Bible in Azeri language.
- Rasul Rza — writer, People's Poet of Azerbaijan (1960).
- Sadykh bey Aghabekov — general in the Russian Imperial Army, founder and reformer of Azerbaijani Police, Major General, Orientalist.
Map of Goychay 
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