Bakıxanov

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Bakıxanov
Municipality
Bakıxanov is located in Azerbaijan
Bakıxanov
Bakıxanov
Coordinates: 40°25′18″N 49°57′52″E / 40.42167°N 49.96444°E / 40.42167; 49.96444Coordinates: 40°25′18″N 49°57′52″E / 40.42167°N 49.96444°E / 40.42167; 49.96444
Country  Azerbaijan
City Baku
Raion Sabunçu
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 70,923
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Bakıxanov (also, Bakikhanov and Bakihanov) is a settlement and municipality in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was named after Abbasgulu Bakikhanov and has a population of 70,923.

It contains a mosque and a public park. On the eastern side of the town is Bulbul Lake. Sabunçu lies near northwestern Bakıxanov.

Prior to 1992, it was known as Stepan Razin, named for the Cossack uprising leader Stepan Razin.[2]

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