Yardımlı

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Yardımlı
Yardımlı is located in Azerbaijan
Yardımlı
Yardımlı
Coordinates: 38°55′14″N 48°14′14″E / 38.92056°N 48.23722°E / 38.92056; 48.23722Coordinates: 38°55′14″N 48°14′14″E / 38.92056°N 48.23722°E / 38.92056; 48.23722
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Yardymli
Elevation 1,068 m (3,504 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 6,800
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Yardımlı (also, Iardymly, Yardymli, and Yardymly) is a city in and the capital of the Yardymli Rayon of Azerbaijan.

It is in the Talysh Mountains, a northwestern subrange of the Alborz (Elburz) mountain range.

It is located about 286 km to the south from Baku and 76 km to the south-west from Masallı.

According to “Caucasian calendar” of 1915, 145 people, mainly the Azerbaijanis shown in the calendar as Tatars, lived in Yardimli village of Lankaran Uyezd of Baku Governorate.[1]

According to a census of 1979, 3114 people and according to a census of 1989,[2] 3438 people[3] lived in Yardimli. According to a census of 2010, the city’s population consists of 6700 people.[4]

During the Soviet times it had a status of township. At those times, a carpet-weaving factory, which doesn’t work at present, functioned in Yardimli. There is a museum, mosque and military memorial in the city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Кавказский календарь на 1915 год. Отдел статистический. Tbilisi. p. 214. 
  2. ^ "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик (кроме РСФСР), их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу". Демоскоп Weekly. 
  3. ^ Демоскоп Weekly - Электронная версия бюллетеня Население и общество. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. (in Russian). Институт демографии Государственного университета - Высшей школы экономики. Archived from the original on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  4. ^ THE STATE STATISTICAL COMMITTEE OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN