Map of Azerbaijan showing Babek Raion
|• Total||1,170 km2 (450 sq mi)|
|Population (1999 census)|
|• Density||61/km2 (160/sq mi)|
Babek or Babak is a raion of Azerbaijan. It is in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. It surrounds but does not include Nakhchivan City. It used to be named Nakhchivan. The current name is for Babak Khorramdin. Khorramdin led a 23 year long uprising against the Abbasid Caliphate in Iran.