Oğuz (city)

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Coordinates: 41°04′15″N 47°27′30″E / 41.07083°N 47.45833°E / 41.07083; 47.45833

Oğuz
City & Municipality
Coat of arms of Oğuz
Coat of arms
Oğuz is located in Azerbaijan
Oğuz
Oğuz
Coordinates: 41°04′15″N 47°27′30″E / 41.07083°N 47.45833°E / 41.07083; 47.45833
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Oğuz
Established 1968
Elevation 630 m (2,070 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 7,002
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)
Area code(s) +994 024

Oğuz (transliterated, Oghuz) is a city and municipality in, and the capital of, the Oghuz Rayon of Azerbaijan Republic. The city was known as Vartashen until 1991 and was renamed to Oğuz in 1991.

Etymology[edit]

Oğuz is taking its name from the old Turkic tribe of Oghuz.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Oghuz is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan Archived June 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. – World-Gazetteer.com

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