The most famous cities of Azerbaijan

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Baku city

Baku is considered the capital of the State of Azerbaijan, it is also the largest city in Azerbaijan, and the largest city in the Caucasus region and the Caspian Sea, and statistics for 2020 indicate that its population reaches about 1,116,513 people, also Baku represents the commercial center of the country, as well as the cultural and scientific center, And industrial, and it is indicated that it is the largest city in the world located below the sea level, where it is located at an altitude of 28.04 meters below sea level, and it is called the wind city, due to the strong winds blowing through this city.

The city of Kanjeh

The city of Kanjah is the second largest city in the state of Azerbaijan, where a large number of Azerbaijani refugees live, especially those coming from Armenia, and areas in and around Nagorny Karabakh, and the population reaches 313,300 people, and it is mentioned that the city was named by a number of names, as it was named during The period of the Russian Empire in the city of Elisabethpol, while it was named during the Soviet period in the city of Kirovabad, and the city’s economy depends on agriculture and tourism, and the city produces many industries, including metallurgical industries, such as copper and aluminum oxide, shoe-making, silk, and Ruslan.

Samkit City

Samkit is distinguished as the third largest city in Azerbaijan, where about 265,150 people live, and the city is located at the mouth of the Samkit River in the Caspian Sea, and its location is located on the northern side of the Absheron Peninsula, and its history dates back to 1944 AD as a suburb of Baku, then the city took With growth, it has become a major center for the manufacture of chemical and mineral materials, and it is reported that its modern factories produce aluminum, steel pipes used in the production of oil, synthetic rubber, fertilizers, detergents and petrochemicals, which made it the second largest industrial city in Azerbaijan.

The city of Denar

The city of Lankaran is located close to the southern border of Azerbaijan with the State of Iran, which is a coastal city with sandy beaches, containing mineral springs located 12 km west of the city of Lankaran, and these springs are a source of sodium, calcium, sulfide, and chloride, and the ruins of Palapur Castle ( Ballabur) close to the city, and the city is distinguished by the beauty of its environment, as it includes a diverse group of plants and animals, and is famous for its solid wood that is naturally cultivated in the region, in addition to the presence of monuments and artifacts dating back to the Neolithic period, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age.

The city of Minga Chivir

Minga Chivir is the fifth largest city in Azerbaijan, where about 95,453 people live, and it is called the city of lights, due to the presence of the hydroelectric power station on the Kura River, and it is worth noting that the city has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years, but the establishment of the modern city dates back Until the year 1948 AD.

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