Zenbil

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Map showing the location of the Baku Archipelago.

Zenbil or Zanbil, also spelled Zənbil, is a small island in the Caspian Sea off the Bay of Baku, Azerbaijan and is also known as Duvanni Island. The name Zenbil is Persian (زنبیل) and means "a big basket". The name "Duvanni", meaning "money" in Russian, is connected to Stepan Razin.

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.

The area of Zenbil Island is 0.4 km². Its length is 0.9 km and its maximum width 0.4 km.

There is a mud volcano on Zenbil.[1]

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