Göytəpə, Jalilabad

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Göytəpə
Municipality
Official seal of Göytəpə
Seal
Göytəpə is located in Azerbaijan
Göytəpə
Göytəpə
Coordinates: 39°07′00″N 48°35′43″E / 39.11667°N 48.59528°E / 39.11667; 48.59528Coordinates: 39°07′00″N 48°35′43″E / 39.11667°N 48.59528°E / 39.11667; 48.59528
Country Azerbaijan
RayonJalilabad
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total14,144
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)
Road sign at the entrance to Göytəpə

Göytəpə (also, Geytepe, Göytäpä, Prišib, Prishib, Prishibinsk,[2] Prishibinskoe, and Prishibinskoye) — is a city and the most populous municipality, except for the capital Cəlilabad, in the Jalilabad Rayon of Azerbaijan.[citation needed] It has a population of 14,144. Renamed in 1992, 'Göytəpə' in Azeri means "Blue Hill."

Notable natives[edit]

Wildlife[edit]

The Caspian tiger used to be found in the Caucasus, before the end of the 20th century. In particular, an 'immense' tiger was killed in Prishibinsk, as Heptner and Sludskii (1972) called it, in 1899.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ a b Heptner, V. G.; Sludskij, A. A. (1992) [1972]. Mlekopitajuščie Sovetskogo Soiuza. Moskva: Vysšaia Škola [Mammals of the Soviet Union. Volume II, Part 2. Carnivora (Hyaenas and Cats)]. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution and the National Science Foundation. pp. 1–732.
  3. ^ "Mursalov Vugar Mirazbar oglu". milliqahraman.az.[permanent dead link]

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