Neftchala District

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Neftchala
Location of Neftchala
Coordinates: 39°21′N 49°15′E / 39.350°N 49.250°E / 39.350; 49.250Coordinates: 39°21′N 49°15′E / 39.350°N 49.250°E / 39.350; 49.250
CountryAzerbaijan
CapitalNeftçala
Area
 • Total1,451 km2 (560 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total79,600
Zip Code
AZ 4700
Area code(s)153

Neftchala (Neftçala) is a raion in Azerbaijan. It is on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Its name is Persian Naft-Chala and means oil trench.

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