Gobustan District

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Gobustan
Rayon
Map of Azerbaijan showing Gobustan Rayon
Map of Azerbaijan showing Gobustan Rayon
Coordinates: 40°32′06″N 48°55′16″E / 40.53500°N 48.92111°E / 40.53500; 48.92111Coordinates: 40°32′06″N 48°55′16″E / 40.53500°N 48.92111°E / 40.53500; 48.92111
Country  Azerbaijan
Capital Qobustan
Area
 • Total 1,369.4 km2 (528.7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 37,137
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)
Postal code 3700
Telephone code (+994) 20[1]

Gobustan is an administrative district, or rayon, of Azerbaijan. Area 1,369.4 km²; population 37,137; population density 27 persons/km². Its administrative centre, Qobustan (not to be confused with Qobustan, Baku) was known as Maraza until 2009, and is located about 80 km (50 mi) west of Baku. From 1930 until 1943 and again from 1960 until 1990 the territory belonged to Shamakhi administrative district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Şəhərlərarası telefon kodları". Aztelekom MMC. Aztelekom İB. Retrieved 19 August 2015.  (Azerbaijani)

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