Ujar Rayon

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Cairt o Azerbaijan showin Ucar rayon

Ujar Rayon (Ucar Rayonu[1]) is a rayon (admeenistrative destrict) o Azerbaijan, situatit tae the sooth o Goychay, in the centre o the kintra. This region contains the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline tae the sooth o the Shirvan plain. Thare are 32 veelages an 1 ceety in Ucar. The lairgest commonties are Qazyan, Müsüslü an Qarabörk.

In 2009, Ujar Rayon haed an estimatit population o 77,900 fowk, o which 22% wur urban dwallers an 78% rural.[2] The population is 99.7% Azeri.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name Ucar derives frae the Turkic wird "Ucqar" meanin "remote", as Ucar wis remote frae the Shirvanshah caipital at Baku, an on the frontier o the Shirvan state.[3]

The Ujar Rayon wis creatit on 24 Januar 1939 as an independent admeenistrative unit frae pairt o Goychay Rayon.[4]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Chief executives[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Gyulyushov, Nariman oglu Ibish - frae 1994(?) tae 29 Mairch 2005
  • Gafurov, Arzu Telman oglu - frae 29 Mairch 2005 tae 5 Aprile 2010[5]
  • Mamedov, Yashar oglu Qahraman - syne 5 April 2010[6]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ujar Rayon is dividit intae twinty-nine municipalities.

  1. Ucar
  2. Məlikballı
  3. Müsüslü
  4. Qarabörk
  5. Qazyan

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Ucar Rayonu (Approved)" Ujar Rayon at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. "Demographic indicators" The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
  3. Eminov, Zakir Namin oğlu (2005) Azärbaycanın ähalisi: iqtisadi, sosial vä demoqrafik problemlär Baku, page 157, OCLC 254902980, in Azeri
  4. "Ujar Rayon" Supreme Court of Azerbaijan, in Russian, last accessed 12 November 2010
  5. "Ильхам Алиев подписал распоряжение о снятии Арзу Тельман оглу Гафурова с должности главы Исполнительной власти Уджарского района ("Ilham Aliyev signed a decree withdrawing Arzu Telman oglu Gafurova from the office of the chief executive of the Ujar region"" (in Roushie). "The First News". 5 Apryle 2010.
  6. "Ильхам Алиев подписал распоряжение о назначении Яшара Гахраман оглу Мамедова главой Исполнительной власти Уджарского района ("Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on the appointment of Yashar oglu Mammadov Qahraman chief executive of the Ujar region")" (in Roushie). "The First News". 5 Apryle 2010., archived at FreezePage


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