- For the administrative division, see Qazax Rayon.
- For the country, see Kazakhstan.
- For the ethnic group, see Kazakh people.
|City & Municipality|
|• Total||10 km2 (4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||381 m (1,250 ft)|
|• Density||2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AZT (UTC+4)|
|• Summer (DST)||AZT (UTC+5)|
|Area code(s)||+994 2229|
In the 18th century, Qazax was the capital of the Qazax sultanate. During Russian Empire, city was the administrative center of the Gazakh uezd of Elisabethpol Governorate, 10 km from the Ağstafa station of Transcaucasus Railway. Since 1930, Qazax became the administrative center of the Qazax Rayon of Azerbaijan. Most residents of Qazax descend from the Oghuz and Aday tribes, which are considered to be Turkic tribes from Central Asia.
The economy of Qazax is partially agricultural, partially tourism-based, with some industries in operation.
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