Naftalan

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Naftalan
Coordinates: 40°30′24″N 46°49′30″E / 40.50667°N 46.82500°E / 40.50667; 46.82500Coordinates: 40°30′24″N 46°49′30″E / 40.50667°N 46.82500°E / 40.50667; 46.82500
CountryAzerbaijan
RayonNaftalan
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total7,800
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)
Naftalan

Naftalan is a city in Azerbaijan. It is surrounded by the rayon of Goranboy. It is on an agricultural plain near the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. The word naftalan also means a petroleum product which can be got there.

Archaeological findings in the region date to the 12th century AD.

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