|• Total||95 km2 (37 sq mi)|
|Elevation||17 m (56 ft)|
|• Density||620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AZT (UTC+4)|
|• Summer (DST)||AZT (UTC+5)|
|Area code(s)||+994 166|
Yevlakh (also Avlakh, Jewlach, Evlakh) (Azeri: Yevlax) is a small city in Azerbaijan, 265 km west of capital Baku. It is surrounded by, but administratively separate from, the rayon of the same name. The city forms a distinct administrative division of Azerbaijan.
It was the birthplace of Pavel Florensky.
Yevlakh is one of the important rayons of the country. The grain and cotton growing, as well as cattle breeding sectors have played an important role in city economy. The farmers grow potato, vegetable, water-melon and fruits, as well.
Yevlakh City is also rich with natural resources like clay mixture sand deposits, as well as clay, sand and gravel deposits needed for brick making.
Baku-Gazakh highway, Yevlakh-Balakan, Baku-Tbilisi railway, Baku-Supsa gas and Baku-Tbilisi-Jeyhan oil pipeline extend through the territory of the rayon. Yevlakh city also has a domestic airport, the Yevlakh Airport.
- E.M. Pospelov, Geograficheskie nazvaniya mira (Moscow, 1998), p. 149.
- Yevlakh City
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