Mingachevir

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Mingəçevir
Coordinates: 40°46′12″N 47°02′56″E / 40.77000°N 47.04889°E / 40.77000; 47.04889Coordinates: 40°46′12″N 47°02′56″E / 40.77000°N 47.04889°E / 40.77000; 47.04889
CountryAzerbaijan
CityMingachevir
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total99,775
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)

Mingachevir, sometimes spelled Mingecevir, is the fourth-biggest city in Azerbaijan. There are about 100,000 people. It is known as the "city of lights" because of its hydroelectric power station on the Kur River.

Mingechevir is home to Mingechevir Polytechnic Institute.

Notable natives[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com