Quba District

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Quba District
Map of Azerbaijan showing Quba District
Map of Azerbaijan showing Quba District
Country Azerbaijan
RegionQuba-Khachmaz
Established8 August 1930
CapitalQuba
Settlements[1]157
Area
 • Total2,610 km2 (1,010 sq mi)
Population
 • Total173,400
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Postal code
4000
Websitewww.quba-ih.gov.az
Zeikhur Caucasian rug from Quba District, made circa 1870

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.[2]

The fertile region surrounding Quba is best known for its production of apples and the city area of Quba is known for its fine carpets.

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "İnzibati-ərazi vahidləri" (PDF). preslib.az. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population of Azerbaijan". stat.gov.az. State Statistics Committee. Retrieved 22 February 2021.

Coordinates: 41°22′N 48°30′E / 41.37°N 48.5°E / 41.37; 48.5