Samukh Rayon

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Samukh
Rayon
Map of Azerbaijan showing Samukh rayon
Coordinates: 40°57′N 43°30′E / 40.95°N 43.5°E / 40.95; 43.5Coordinates: 40°57′N 43°30′E / 40.95°N 43.5°E / 40.95; 43.5
Country Azerbaijan
Capital Nəbiağalı
Area
 • Total 1,210 km2 (470 sq mi)
Population (2010 est.)
 • Total 53,900
Postal code AZ5100
Telephone code 0265

Samukh (Azerbaijani: Samux) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. The term Samukh is from a Caucasian Albanian word for 'Forest Hunting Place'.[1] There are Bronze Age burial mounds around Nəbiağalı, the rayon's administrative center.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Azerbaijan Guidebook (Fourth Edition), AzerOlympicInternational Publishing House (2007) p.262