Shirvan (city)

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"Əli Bayramlı", "Ali Bairamly", and other variations redirect here; for other places with that name, see Əli Bayramlı (disambiguation).

Coordinates: 39°55′55″N 48°55′13″E / 39.93194°N 48.92028°E / 39.93194; 48.92028

Shirvan
Şirvan
Road sign at the entrance to Shirvan city
Road sign at the entrance to Shirvan city
Official seal of Shirvan
Seal
Shirvan is located in Azerbaijan
Shirvan
Shirvan
Location of Shirvan
Coordinates: 39°55′55″N 48°55′13″E / 39.93194°N 48.92028°E / 39.93194; 48.92028
Country  Azerbaijan
City Shirvan
Area
 • Total 72.7 km2 (28.1 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 12 m (42 ft)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 81,200
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)
Area code(s) +994 2121
Website http://www.shirvan-ih.gov.az

Shirvan (Azerbaijani: Şirvan, prior to 1938 Zubovka, from 1938 to 2008, Ali Bayramli, Azerbaijani: Əli Bayramlı, also formerly, Arab Shakhverdi) is a city in Azerbaijan, located on the Kura River. Its former name, Ali Bayramli, was to honor Ali Bayramov the city was renamed to Shirvan by the decision of the Parliament of Azerbaijan on April 25, 2008.[3][4] The city forms one of the administrative divisions of Azerbaijan.

History[edit]

Climate[edit]

The summer months are typically dry and very hot due Shirvan's semi-desert climate, temperature column could be risen to 44 °C often resulting in moderate drought conditions. In contrast, winter is mild, rarely temperature is descended up to -6 °C.[5]

Population[edit]

  • Population 81,200

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

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