Dashkasan Rayon

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Coordinates: 40°31′05″N 46°04′58″E / 40.51806°N 46.08278°E / 40.51806; 46.08278
 • Total1047 km2 (404 sq mi)
 • Total32,900
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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 meter 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 naitural resources.[1]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The rayon itsel wis foondit as an admeenistrative center in 1930 an wis namit Dastafur till 1956 whan it wis renamit tae Dashkasan. In 1963, the rayon status wis eliminate an Dashkasan province wis mergit wi Khanlar Rayon. Housomeivver, in 1965, it wis split again an Dashkasan regained its admeenistrative rayon status. Thare is ane ceety, sax ceety type settlements and 42 veelages in Dahskasan Rayon. Dashkasan rayon skares a 8 km mairch wi Armenie an 24.5 km mairch wi Shamkir Rayon, 23 km mairch wi Kalbajar Rayon, 41 km mairch wi Gadabay Rayon, 56.3 km mairch wi Khanlar Rayon.[1]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ethnic Groups[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population 30,510[2]

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Leid[eedit | eedit soorce]

Natur[eedit | eedit soorce]

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 meter). 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 in spring time. The muntains are enriched wi aik forests.[1]

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

Thare 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 dounset;
  3. Turşsu spring - Alaxançallı veelage;
  4. Qiblə spring - Qabaqtəpə kəndi;
  5. Qayğı spring - Qabaqtəpə kəndi;
  6. Böyrək spring - Alunitdağ dounset;
  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 gait, rabbit, marten, hurcheon, brock, wild bear, lynx, wouf, beir, tod, jackal.[1]

Natural resources[eedit | eedit soorce]

Stairtin frae Soviet times, the region wis ane o the strategic centers for minin iron ore, aluminum, cobalt, marble. At the moment, gowd, capper, cobalt, iron ore, marble are bein mined.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d e f g "Dashkasan Executive Power". Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 26 Julie 2010.
  2. Census table for Azerbaijani cities Archived 2015-04-19 at the Wayback Machine

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