Salyan is a raion o Azerbaijan. Its caipital is Salyan. It lays adjacent tae the Kura River. Tae the north are several productive ilefields (Kursenge, beside the prominent mud volcano o the same name, an Karabaghli, a few km NW) operatit (in 2001) bi the Salyan Oil company. It comprises maist o the Shirvan Naitional Pairk an aw.