Shaki, Azerbaijan

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Sheki
Şəki
Central street in Shaki

Seal
Coordinates: 41°11′31″N 47°10′14″E / 41.19194°N 47.17056°E / 41.19194; 47.17056Coordinates: 41°11′31″N 47°10′14″E / 41.19194°N 47.17056°E / 41.19194; 47.17056
Country Azerbaijan
Government
 • Head of the Executive Power Murad Cabbarli
Elevation[1] 545 m (1,788 ft)
Population (2008)[2]
 • Total 65,045
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Shaki (until 1968 Nukha; also, Nucha, Noukha, Shäki, and Sheki) is a city in northwestern Azerbaijan. It is in the Shaki Rayon.

Shaki is on the southern part of the Greater Caucasus mountain range. It is 325 km (202 mi) from Baku. The population of Shaki is 63,000.

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