Tovuz is a rayon of Azerbaijan. It is situated between Shemkir and Agstafa, 360 km from Baku and 107 km from Tbilisi city. A major train line runs through the center, stopping at Tovuz Stansiya. Tovuz also borders Armenia near the village of Alibeyli.
The town of Tovuz is a municipal center of this rayon.
The recorded population in 2009 stood at 157,400 people, split between 113 settlements.
- IZEL Hotel
The region is dominated by agriculture. Wine, fruit, vegetables and grain crops are all produced along with cattle.
Sources and further reading
- Azerbaijan Development Gateway concerning both the Rayon and the town[dead link]
- azerb.com concerning both the Rayon and the town (German)
- Aserbaidschanische Statistikbehörde zu Einwohnerzahlen[dead link] (German)
- Tovuz, the land of antiquity and natural beauty. washingtontimes.com
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