Map of Azerbaijan showing Quba District
|Established||8 August 1930|
|• Total||2,610 km2 (1,010 sq mi)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (AZT)|
Quba District (Azerbaijani: Quba rayonu) is one of the 66 districts of Azerbaijan. It is located in the north-east of the country and belongs to the Quba-Khachmaz Economic Region. The district borders the districts of Qusar, Qabala, Ismayilli, Shamakhi, Shabran, and Khachmaz. Its capital and largest city is Quba. As of 2020, the district had a population of 173,400.
Notable residents[change | change source]
- Abbasgulu Bakikhanov (also spelt Bakixanov or Bakikhanli), a 19th-century writer, historian and philosopher, is one of the most well known men in Azerbaijan and lived in town Amsar. His museum is in Quba city.
- Sakina Akhundzadeh, playwright, was born here in 1865