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Mingachevir (Azerbaijani: Mingəçevir; an aa, Mengechaur, Mingächevir, Mingechaur, Mingechaurges, an Mingelchaur), sometimes spelled Mingecevir, is the fowert-biggest ceety in Azerbaijan wi a population o aboot 100,000. It is kent as ceety o lichts acause o the Mingachevir Hydroelectric Pouer Station on the Kura River, which splits the ceety in hauf.

The aurie haes been settled for thoosans o years, but the current ceety wis foondit in 1948, pairtly bi German sodgers who wur taken preesoner durin Warld War II. Mingechevir is an aa hame tae Mingechevir Polytechnic Institute. The ceety forms an admeenistrative diveesion o Azerbaijan.

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Mingachevir is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

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Coordinates: 40°46′12″N 47°02′56″E / 40.77°N 47.0489°E / 40.77; 47.0489