Vurğun

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For the poet and writer, see Samad Vurgun.
Vurğun
Municipality
Vurğun is located in Azerbaijan
Vurğun
Vurğun
Coordinates: 41°05′42″N 45°28′31″E / 41.09500°N 45.47528°E / 41.09500; 45.47528Coordinates: 41°05′42″N 45°28′31″E / 41.09500°N 45.47528°E / 41.09500; 45.47528
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Agstafa
Population [citation needed]
 • Total 2,710
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Vurğun (also, Grünfeld, Kalininkänd, and Kalininkend) is a village and municipality in the Agstafa Rayon of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 2,710. Founded as the German colony of Grünfeld, the town was renamed during the Soviet period for Mikhail Kalinin, and afterward in 1991, in honor of the writer Samad Vurgun.[1]

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