Naftalan

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Naftalan
Coordinates: 40°30′24″N 46°49′30″E / 40.50667°N 46.825°E / 40.50667; 46.825Coordinates: 40°30′24″N 46°49′30″E / 40.50667°N 46.825°E / 40.50667; 46.825
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Naftalan
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 7,800
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Naftalan is a city in Azerbaijan. It is surrounded by the rayon of Goranboy. It is on an agricultural plain near the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. The word naftalan also means a petroleum product which can be got there.

Archaeological findings in the region date to the 12th century AD.

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