Babek Rayon

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Babek
Map o Azerbaijan showin Babek Rayon
Map o Azerbaijan showin Babek Rayon
KintraAzerbaijan
Area
 • Total1,170 km2 (450 sq mi)
Population
 (1999 census)
 • Tot71,400
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal code
6700
Telephone code0136

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.