Ağcabədi

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Ağcabədi
Coat of arms of Ağcabədi
Coat of arms
Ağcabədi is located in Azerbaijan
Ağcabədi
Ağcabədi
Coordinates: 40°03′10″N 47°27′41″E / 40.05278°N 47.46139°E / 40.05278; 47.46139Coordinates: 40°03′10″N 47°27′41″E / 40.05278°N 47.46139°E / 40.05278; 47.46139
Country Azerbaijan
RayonAghjabadi
Founded1962
City status1965
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total39,200
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)
AZ 0400
Postal code
Area code(s)+994 113
Vehicle registration04
Websiteagcabedi-ih.gov.az

Ağcabədi (also, Aghjabedi and Aghjabadi) is a city in and the capital of the Aghjabadi Rayon of Azerbaijan. It is situated in the central part of Republic of Azerbaijan.

Notable natives[edit]

  • Uzeyir Hajibeyov — composer. He is recognized as the father of Azerbaijani classical music and opera. Uzeyir Hajibeyov composed music for the national anthem of Azerbaijan and the state anthem of Azerbaijan SSR. He is the first Muslim author of an opera; People's Artist of USSR (1948).
  • Vilayat Guliyev — Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan (1999–2004).[2]

Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan Archived June 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ "Azərbaycanın Xarici İşlər Nazirləri" (in Russian). Azərbaycan Respublikası Xarici İşlər Nazirliyi.

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