Babek Rayon

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Babek
Rayon
Map o Azerbaijan showin Babek Rayon
Kintra Azerbaijan
Area
 • Total 1,170 km2 (450 sq mi)
Population (1999 census)
 • Total 71,400
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal code 6700
Telephone code 0136

Babek or Babak (Azerbaijani: Babək) is a rayon o Azerbaijan in the Nakhchivan. It surroonds but does no include Nakhchivan City an wis umwhile kent as Nakhchivan. The current name honours Babak Khorramdin who led an 23 year lang uprisin against the Abbasid Caliphate in Iran.