Sabirabad (city)

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Coordinates: 40°00′46″N 48°28′44″E / 40.01278°N 48.47889°E / 40.01278; 48.47889

Sabirabad
Sabirabad is located in Azerbaijan
Sabirabad
Sabirabad
Coordinates: 40°00′46″N 48°28′44″E / 40.01278°N 48.47889°E / 40.01278; 48.47889
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Sabirabad
Established 1959
Population (2008)
 • Total 29,665
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)
Area code(s) +994 143

Sabirabad (also, Galagayin, Petropavlovka, Petropavlovskoye, and Ssabirabad) is a city in and the capital of the Sabirabad Rayon of Azerbaijan. The city was renamed in honor of the poet Mirza Alekper Sabir.[1]

Notable natives[edit]

  • Lutfiyar Imanov — Azerbaijani Soviet singer (dramatic tenor), People's Artist of USSR (1977).[2]

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