Road sign at the entrance to Astara Raion
Map of Azerbaijan showing Astara Raion
|• Total||620 km2 (240 sq mi)|
|• Density||150/km2 (400/sq mi)|
Astara is a raion in southeastern Azerbaijan. It was formed in 1930. There are 95,300 people. Astarachay and Tangarud rivers are in the raion. A part of the Hirkan National Park is in Astara raion. Astara is a major source for Azerbaijan's fishing industry.