Dashkasan Rayon

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Dashkasan
Rayon
Map o Azerbaijan showin Dashkasan Rayon
Coordinates: 40°31′05″N 46°04′58″E / 40.51806°N 46.08278°E / 40.51806; 46.08278
Kintra Azerbaijan
Caipital Daşkəsən
Area
 • Total 1,047 km2 (404 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 32,900
Postal code 1600

Dashkasan (Azerbaijani: Daşkəsən) is a rayon o Azerbaijan. The destrict wis cried Dastafur (Azerbaijani: Dəstəfur) till 1956.

The destrict is locatit in northwastren Azerbaijan, 33–41 km awa frae Ganja ceety an on northeastren edge o Lesser Caucasus risin 1,600-1,800 meters abuin sea level. The regional caipital o the raion is Dashkasan ceety locatit bi Qoshqar River on a muntain. The caipital wis established as an urban facility on 16 Mairch 1948, efter the end o Warld War I, mainly tae splore an mine iron ore an ither natural resources.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

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The rayon covers the Dashkasan plateau o the Lesser Caucasian Muntain range encompassin pairts an tips o Shahdagh an Murovdag ranges. The heuchest altitudes are at Hinaldag Peak (3,367 meters) an Qoshqar Peak (3,361 meters). Pairt o Bashkend-Dastafur lawlands an aw faws in Dashkasan rayon. This pairt o the region is rich wi cretaceous chalk. Average annual rainfaw is 600–900 mm. It maistly rains durin spring time. The muntains are enriched wi oak forrests.[1]

There is a lot o vegetation uised for curin various deceases. Amang the treatin plants, ane can fynd thyme, achillea, asteraceae, stellaria, muntain viola, etc.[1]

There are anaw so-cried treatment springs containin pure muntain watter which cleanse the internal organs.

  1. Yumurtalı spring - Qabaqtəpə veelage;
  2. Narzan spring - Yuxarı Daşkəsən settlement;
  3. Turşsu spring - Alaxançallı veelage;
  4. Qiblə spring - Qabaqtəpə kəndi;
  5. Qayğı spring - Qabaqtəpə kəndi;
  6. Böyrək spring - Alunitdağ settlement;
  7. İdris spring - Əmirvar veelage;
  8. Seyid spring - Xoşbulaq veelage.[1]

In Dashkasan rayon, the animal habitat is rich wi roe deer, gazelle, deer, Caucasian goat, rabbit, marten, hedgehog, badger, wild bear, lynx, wouf, bear, fox, jackal.[1]

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Stairtin fraeSoviet times, the region wis ane o the strategic centers for minin iron ore, aluminum, cobalt, marble. At the moment, gowd, copper, cobalt, iron ore, marble are being mined.[1]

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