Mingachevir

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Mingəçevir

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Coordinates: 40°46′12″N 47°02′56″E / 40.77°N 47.04889°E / 40.77; 47.04889Coordinates: 40°46′12″N 47°02′56″E / 40.77°N 47.04889°E / 40.77; 47.04889
Country  Azerbaijan
City Mingachevir
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 99,775
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Mingachevir, sometimes spelled Mingecevir, is the fourth-biggest city in Azerbaijan. There are about 100,000 people. It is known as the "city of lights" because of its hydroelectric power station on the Kur River.

Mingechevir is home to Mingechevir Polytechnic Institute.

Notable natives[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com