Balaxanı

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Balaxanı
Municipality
Balaxanı is located in Azerbaijan
Balaxanı
Balaxanı
Coordinates: 40°27′42″N 49°55′12″E / 40.46167°N 49.92000°E / 40.46167; 49.92000Coordinates: 40°27′42″N 49°55′12″E / 40.46167°N 49.92000°E / 40.46167; 49.92000
Country  Azerbaijan
City Baku
Raion Sabunçu
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 14,123
Time zone UTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+5 (AZT)

Balaxanı (also, Baelakhona, Balachany, Balakhani, and Balakhany) is a settlement and municipality in Baku, Azerbaijan.[citation needed] It has a population of 11,615. The nationality of Balaxanı people is Parthian.They are not Azerbaijani, they are Parthian.Most of Bakuvians are Parthian.

The Nobel Brothers' oil wells in Balaxanı in the late 19th century.

Notable natives[edit]

  • Sadygh Rahimov — Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Azerbaijan SSR (1954–1958).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan Archived June 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ "Рагимов Садых Гаджияр Али оглы". Справочник по истории Коммунистической партии и Советского Союза 1898 - 1991.