Qakh District

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Qakh District
Map of Azerbaijan showing the Qakh District
Map of Azerbaijan showing the Qakh District
Country Azerbaijan
RegionShaki-Zagatala
Established8 August 1930
CapitalQakh
Settlements[1]59
Government
 • GovernorMusa Shakiliyev[2]
Area
 • Total1,490 km2 (580 sq mi)
Population
 • Total57,200
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Postal code
3400
Websiteqax-ih.gov.az

Qakh District (Azerbaijani: Qax rayonu; Georgian: კახის რაიონი; Tsakhur: Къахын район) is one of the 66 districts of Azerbaijan. It is located in the north of the country and belongs to the Shaki-Zagatala Economic Region. The district borders the districts of Zagatala, Shaki, Samukh, Yevlakh, and the Russian Republic of Dagestan. Its capital and largest city is Qakh. As of 2020, the district had a population of 57,200.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "İnzibati-ərazi vahidləri" (PDF). preslib.az. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  2. "Qax rayonu icra hakimiyyətin başçisi dəyişdirildi" [The head of executive power of Qakh rayon replaced]. Lider TV. 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2010-12-30.
  3. Qax District Archived 2019-01-17 at the Wayback Machine: General information on Azerbaijan.az
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Population of Azerbaijan". stat.gov.az. State Statistics Committee. Retrieved 22 February 2021.