Vulf

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Map showing the location of the Baku Archipelago.
Dash Zira ("OSTROV VUL'F") island on the topographic map 1965.

Vulf, or Volf , is an island also known as Dash Zira (Azeri: Daş Zirə). The word "Zira" originated in the Arabic word "Jazīra", meaning "island". Vulf is tiny and uninhabited. It is one of the many islands that protect the Bay of Baku, Azerbaijan.

The island is part of the Baku Archipelago, which consists of the following islands: Boyuk Zira, Dash Zira, Kichik Zira (Qum or Sandy Island), Zenbil, Sangi-Mugan, Chikil, Qara Su, Khara Zira, Gil, Ignat Dash and a few smaller ones.

Vulf has an area of approximately 1 km² (24.711 acres). Vulf's surrounding waters are very shallow. There is very little vegetation of Vulf, due to oil pollution as well as many other factors.

Caspian seals, sturgeon, and numerous types of birds like Teal ducks, Herring Gulls, and Grebes are a few of the species that can be found on and around the island.

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Coordinates: 40°17′20″N 49°58′55″E / 40.28889°N 49.98194°E / 40.28889; 49.98194