Goychay Rayon

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Goychay
Rayon
Map of Azerbaijan showing Goychay Rayon
Coordinates: 40°39′11″N 47°44′26″E / 40.6531°N 47.7406°E / 40.6531; 47.7406Coordinates: 40°39′11″N 47°44′26″E / 40.6531°N 47.7406°E / 40.6531; 47.7406
Country Azerbaijan
Capital Goychay
Area
 • Total 736 km2 (284 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2011)[1]
 • Total 111,400
Postal code 2300

Goychay (Göyçay) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. It is in the central part of the county.[2] The capital is Goychay. There is one city and 55 villages. The region is famous for its pomegranate growing industry.

Goychay rayon is in the Shirvan valley. It is at the footsteps of Greater Caucasus mountain range.

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