Goychay Rayon

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Goychay
Raion
Map of Azerbaijan showing Goychay Raion
Map of Azerbaijan showing Goychay Raion
Coordinates: 40°39′11″N 47°44′26″E / 40.6531°N 47.7406°E / 40.6531; 47.7406Coordinates: 40°39′11″N 47°44′26″E / 40.6531°N 47.7406°E / 40.6531; 47.7406
Country Azerbaijan
Capital Goychay
Area
 • Total 736 km2 (284 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2011)[1]
 • Total 111,400
Postal code 2300
Website www.goychay.az

Goychay (Göyçay) is a raion of Azerbaijan. It is in the central part of the county, in the Shirvan valley.[2] The capital is Goychay. There is one city and 55 villages. The region is famous for its pomegranate growing industry.

It is at the foot of Greater Caucasus mountain range.

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