Lerik Rayon

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Cairt o Azerbaijan showin Lerik rayon

Lerik Rayon is a rayon locatit near the Iranian border in soothren Azerbaijan, atween the taw muntains o the Talysh Muntains an the agricultural plain o the Lankaran Lawland.

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  • Population: 71.200

Lerik is mainly famous for the langevity o some o its citizens. It is kent for meeths o human langevity; a man namit Shirali Baba Muslimov, born in the veelage o Barzavu, who wis reportit bi the Guinness Book of Records tae hae been agit 168 when he dee'd, an wis believit tae hae livit atween 1805 an 1973.[1] The population o the Lerik rayon is evenly dividit atween Azeris an Talysh - baith populations are spread athort baith sides o the border.

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Locatit in Lerik is a local history museum an the Karabakh war memorial, locatit atween o the parade grund an the modest ceety haw. Lerik is an aw a guid stairtin point for hikin.

Lerik can be reached frae Lankaran uisin the A323 road. It is a vera scenic route alang the Lankaran river an the Hirkan National Park. Buses run regularly tae Lankaran an Baku. The maximum annual precipitation in Lerik an the Talysh Muntains is atween 1,600 mm tae 1,800 mm, which alang the Lankaran Lawland is the highest precipitation in the kintra.

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Coordinates: 38°47′00″N 48°25′00″E / 38.78333°N 48.41667°E / 38.78333; 48.41667