Yevlakh District

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Yevlakh district

Yevlax rayonu
Map of Azerbaijan showing Yevlakh District
Map of Azerbaijan showing Yevlakh District
Country Azerbaijan
CapitalYevlakh
Government
Area
 • Total1,537 km2 (593 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total126,7 th per.
Postal code
AZ 6600
Area code(s)(+994) 22
Websitehttp://yevlax-ih.gov.az/

Yevlakh (Azerbaijani: Yevlax, Јевлах, يولاخ) is a rayon of Azerbaijan, and it surrounds the cities of Yevlakh and Mingachevir.

History[edit]

Yevlakh was called as a Yevlakh village of Elisabethpol Governorate on official documents belonging to the beginning of XIX century, was called as Dzhevanshirsky Uyezd during the years between 1920 and 1935. The Yevlakh region was created on February 20, 1935 by the decision of the Central Executive Committee of the Azerbaijan SSR. Yevlakh became a city on February 1, 1939, according to the decision of the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijan SSR.

Yevlakh-Khankendi, Yevlakh-Balakan railway, Yevlakh airport, Khaldan village secondary school, Chess school, Children's youth sports school, 19 secondary schools with 10535 seats, 15 kindergartens with 840 seats, a hospital, educational establishments, multi-storey residential buildings were commissioned and put into operation.[2][3]

On the 26th of December in 1962, Yevlakh area was canceled and its domain was exchanged to Agdash, Barda and Gasim Ismayilov district by the choice of the 10th session of the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijan SSR and turned into the industrial city of Yevlakh republic. Yevlakh has been a free region since 1965.

On the 6th of January in 1965, Yevlakh was included into the list of subordinated cities and development of industrial undertakings  has been started in Yevlakh by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijani SSR.[4][5]

Economy[edit]

Yevlakh is one of the important agricultural rayons of the country. The grain and cotton growing, as well as cattle breeding sectors have played an important role in city economy. The farmers grow potato, vegetable, water-melon and fruits, as well.

Yevlakh City is also rich with natural resources like clay mixture sand deposits, as well as clay, sand and gravel deposits needed for brick making.

Baku-Gazakh highway, Yevlakh-Balakan, Baku-Tbilisi railway, Baku-Supsa gas and Baku-Tbilisi-Jeyhan oil pipeline extend through the territory of the rayon. Yevlakh city also has a domestic airport.[6]

Relief[edit]

Yevlakh is 293 km far from Baku on the right bank of the Kura waterway. (South-east of Ganja-Gazakh plain, north-western portion of Shirvan and Garabagh fields). Yevlakh is on the old Silk Way. There's a mild-warm semi-desert and dry field climate within the winter. Kura waterway, Inchachay, Korchay and Alican passes through the domain. The southern eastern portion of Mingachevir water store, Varvara water store is found in Yevlakh. Upper Garabagh and Upper Shirvan canals are within the district.[4]

Population[7][edit]

Town and Region 01.01.2004 01.01.2005 01.01.2006 01.01.2007 01.01.2008 01.01.2009 01.01.2010 01.01.2011 01.01.2012
Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women
Yevlakh town 111,5 53,2 58,3 112,6 53,6 59,0 114,0 54,2 59,8 115,3 54,6 60,7 116,4 55,0 61,4 117,6 55,4 62,2 118,4 55,9 62,5 119,6 56,5 63,1 121,2 57,3 63,9
urban population 60,5 28,4 32,1 61,2 28,5 32,7 62,0 28,7 33,3 62,7 28,8 33,9 64,0 29,3 34,7 64,7 29,5 35,2 65,1 29,7 35,4 65,5 30,0 35,5 65,9 30,2 35,7
Yevlakh town 53,8 25,1 28,7 54,4 25,2 29,2 55,1 25,3 29,8 55,7 25,4 30,3 56,9 25,9 31,0 57,6 26,1 31,5 57,9 26,3 31,6 58,3 26,5 31,8 58,7 26,7 32,0
Duzdagh settlement 0,4 0,2 0,2 0,4 0,2 0,2 0,4 0,2 0,2 0,5 0,2 0,3 0,4 0,2 0,2 0,4 0,2 0,2 0,4 0,2 0,2 0,4 0,2 0,2 0,4 0,2 0,2
Meyvaly settlement 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,1 0,2
Aran settlement 6,0 3,0 3,0 6,1 3,0 3,1 6,2 3,1 3,1 6,2 3,1 3,1 6,4 3,1 3,3 6,4 3,1 3,3 6,5 3,1 3,4 6,5 3,2 3,3 6,5 3,2 3,3
rural population 51,0 24,8 26,2 51,4 25,1 26,3 52,0 25,5 26,5 52,6 25,8 26,8 52,4 25,7 26,7 52,9 25,9 27,0 53,3 26,2 27,1 54,1 26,5 27,6 55,3 27,1 28,2

Education[edit]

There are 57 general education schools in the regionş Ten of these schools are located in the city and 47 of them are in the settlements and villages of Yevlakh district. 26 kindergartens operate in the Yevlakh district. 7 of them are located in the city and 19 of them are in the villages. In addition, there are 5 educational institutions such as two Children's Youth Sports Schools, Chess School, Children's Creative Center and Technical Creative Center.[2]

See also[edit]

Administrative divisions of Azerbaijan

References[edit]

  1. ^ TERRITORIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS: Yevlakh district.
  2. ^ a b "Official page of yevlakh district".
  3. ^ "TERRITORIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS: Yevlakh district" (PDF).
  4. ^ a b "Yevlax rayonu haqqinda ümumi məlumat" [General information about Yevlakh region].
  5. ^ "History of Yevlakh district".
  6. ^ Yevlakh City
  7. ^ "According to the State Statistical Committee - "Size of population by sex, towns and regions, urban settlements of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the beginning of 2000-2016 (thsd persons)"".

Coordinates: 40°40′N 47°00′E / 40.667°N 47.000°E / 40.667; 47.000