Admeenistrative diveesions o Azerbaijan

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Poleetically, Azerbaijan is dividit intae:

This leet is for the main pairt o Azerbaijan; the rayons o Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic are leetit belaw an numbered separately. Some rayons are completely or pairtially in the sel-proclaimit Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, shown on the map in green; this is notit in the leet.

The rayons are further dividit intae municipalities.

Leet o admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Contiguous Azerbaijan[eedit | eedit soorce]

Map ref. Admeenistrative diveesion Azerbaijani name Caipital Aurie[1]
(km²)
Population[1]
(2011 est.)
Notes
1 Absheron Rayon Abşeron Xirdalan 1,360 192,900 Includes an exclave in Baku
2 Aghjabadi Rayon Ağcabədi Aghjabadi 1,760 124,000
3 Agdam Rayon Ağdam Agdam 1,150 180,600
4 Agdash Rayon Ağdaş Agdash 1,050 100,600
5 Agstafa Rayon Ağstafa Agstafa 1,500 81,400
6 Agsu Rayon Ağsu Agsu 1,020 72,100
7 Shirvan (ceety) Şirvan 30 78,700 Namit Ali Bayramli (Əli Bayramlı) till 24 Aprile 2008
8 Astara Rayon Astara Astara 620 98,300
9 Baku (ceety) Bakı 2,130 2,092,400 Comprises 11 rayonlar
10 Balakan Rayon Balakən Balakan 920 91,100
11 Barda Rayon Bərdə Barda 960 143,900
12 Beylagan Rayon Beyləqan Beylagan 1,130 87,900
13 Bilasuvar Rayon Biləsuvar Bilasuvar 1,400 90,300
14 Jabrayil Rayon Cəbrayıl Jabrayil 1,050 72,700
15 Jalilabad Rayon Cəlilabad Jalilabad 1,440 196,500
16 Dashkasan Rayon Daşkəsən Daşkəsən 1,050 33,200
17 Shabran Rayon Şabran Shabran 1,090 53,000 Named Davachi (Dəvəçi) till 2010
18 Fizuli Rayon Füzuli Fizuli 1,390 118,900
19 Gadabay Rayon Gədəbəy Gadabay 1,290 95,000 Borders an exclave o Armenie
20 Ganja (ceety) Gəncə 110 316,300
21 Goranboy Rayon Goranboy Goranboy 1,760 96,200
22 Goychay Rayon Göyçay Goychay 740 111,100
23 Hajigabul Rayon Hacıqabul Qazimemmed 1,640 67,300
24 Imishli Rayon İmişli Imishli 1,820 116,600
25 Ismailli Rayon İsmayıllı Ismailli 2,060 80,900
26 Kalbajar Rayon Kəlbəcər Kalbajar 3,050 83,200 De facto pairtially in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
27 Kurdamir Rayon Kürdəmir Kurdamir 1,630 105,700
28 Lachin Rayon Laçın Lachin 1,840 70,900
29 Lankaran Rayon Lənkəran Lankaran 1,540 209,900
30 Lankaran (ceety) Lənkəran 70
31 Lerik Rayon Lerik Lerik 1,080 76,400
32 Masally Rayon Masallı Masally 720 202,500
33 Mingachevir (ceety) Mingəçevir 130 97,800
34 Naftalan (ceety) Naftalan 30 9,100
35 Neftchala Rayon Neftçala Neftchala 1,450 81,300
36 Oghuz Rayon Oğuz Oghuz 1,220 40,900
37 Qabala Rayon Qəbələ Qabala 1,550 95,600
38 Qakh Rayon Qax Qakh 1,490 53,900
39 Qazakh Rayon Qazax Qazakh 700 90,800 Includes twa exclaves in Armenie
40 Gobustan Rayon Gobustan Gobustan 1,370 41,100
41 Quba Rayon Quba Quba 2,580 155,600
42 Qubadli Rayon Qubadlı Qubadli 800 36,700
43 Qusar Rayon Qusar Qusar 1,540 89,300
44 Saatly Rayon Saatlı Saatly 1,180 95,100
45 Sabirabad Rayon Sabirabad Sabirabad 1,470 155,400
46 Shaki Rayon Şəki Shaki 2,430 173,500
47 Shaki (ceety) Şəki
48 Salyan Rayon Salyan Salyan 1,790 124,900
49 Shamakhi Rayon Şamaxı Shamakhi 1,610 93,700
50 Shamkir Rayon Şəmkir Shamkir 1,660 196,100
51 Samukh Rayon Samux Nebiagali 1,450 54,600
52 Siazan Rayon Siyəzən Siazan 700 38,400
53 Sumqayıt (ceety) Sumqayıt 80 314,800
54 Shusha Rayon Şuşa Shusha 290 29,700 De facto pairt o Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
55 Shusha (ceety) Şuşa De facto pairt o Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
56 Tartar Rayon Tərtər Tartar 960 98,400 De facto pairtially in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
57 Tovuz Rayon Tovuz Tovuz 1,900 160,700 Borders an exclave o Armenie
58 Ujar Rayon Ucar Ujar 850 79,800
59 Khachmaz Rayon Xaçmaz Khachmaz 1,050 162,100
60 Khankendi (ceety) Xankəndi 8 55,200 De facto caipital o Nagorno-Karabakh Republic namit Stepanakert
61 Goygol Rayon Xanlar Goygol 1,030 58,300 Umwhile Khanlar
62 Khizi Rayon Xızı Khizi 1,850 14,700
63 Khojali Rayon Xocalı Khojali 940 26,500 De facto pairt o Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
64 Khojavend Rayon Xocavənd Khojavend 1,460 42,100 De facto pairt o Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
65 Yardymli Rayon Yardımlı Yardymli 670 59,600
66 Yevlakh Rayon Yevlax Yevlakh 1,540 119,600
67 Yevlakh (ceety) Yevlax
68 Zangilan Rayon Zəngilan Zangilan 710 40,500
69 Zaqatala Rayon Zaqatala Zaqatala 1,350 120,300
70 Zardab Rayon Zərdab Zardab 860 54,000
Total 81,100 8,700,600

Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic[eedit | eedit soorce]

Map o Nakhichevan subdiveesions
1. Babek Rayon
2. Julfa Rayon
3. Kangarli Rayon
4. Nakhchivan (city)
5. Ordubad Rayon
6. Sadarak Rayon
7. Shakhbuz Rayon
8. Sharur Rayon

The territory o Nagorno-Karabakh presently forms pairt o Azerbaijani rayons o Khojavend, Tartar, Goranboy, Shusha and Kalbajar. In Soviet times the region wis kent as Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast; housomeivver on 26 November 1991, the Parliament o the Azerbaijan SSR abolished the autonomous status o the NKAO. Syne then the territory o the autonomous oblast haes been admeenistratively split atween the neighborin rayons, but maist o it remains unner the control o the ethnic Armenie forces frae Nagorno-Karabakh an Armenie[2] as result o the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

The seiven rayons an ane municipality o the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic are leetit an numbered separately.

Map ref. Admeenistrative diveesion Azerbaijani name Capital Aurie[1]
(km²)
Population[1]
(2011 est.)
Notes
1 Babek Rayon Babək Babek 900 65,100 Umwhile kent as Nakhchivan; renamit efter Babak Khorramdin in 1991
2 Julfa Rayon Culfa Julfa 1,000 42,600 An aw spelled Jugha or Dzhulfa.
3 Kangarli Rayon Kəngərli Givraq 680 28,600 Split frae Babek in Mairch 2004
4 Nakhchivan (ceety) Naxçıvan 130 84,700 Split frae Nakhchivan (Babek Rayon) in 1991
5 Ordubad Rayon Ordubad Ordubad 970 46,100 Split frae Julfa durin Sovietization[3]
6 Sadarak Rayon Sədərək Sədərək 150 14,400 Split frae Sharur in 1990; includes the Karki exclave in Armenie
7 Shakhbuz Rayon Şahbuz Shahbuz 920 23,200 Split frae Nakhchivan (Babek) durin Sovietization[3] Territory roughly corresponds tae the Čahuk (Չահւք) destrict o the historic Syunik region athin the Kinrick o Armenie[3]:p.123
8 Sharur Rayon Şərur Sharur 810 105,400 Umwhile kent as Bash-Norashen durin its incorporation intae the Soviet Union an Ilyich (efter Vladimir Ilyich Lenin) frae the post-Sovietization period tae 1990[3]
Total 5,560 410,100

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Territories, number, density of population and territorial units by economic and administrative regions of Azerbaijan Republic", The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  2. The CIA World Factbook
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Hewsen, Robert H. (2001). Armenia: A Historical Atlas. University of Chicago Press. 

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