Sabirabad (city)

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Coordinates: 40°00′46″N 48°28′44″E / 40.01278°N 48.47889°E / 40.01278; 48.47889

Sabirabad city

Sabirabad şəhəri
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Coat of arms of Sabirabad city
Coat of arms
Sabirabad city is located in Azerbaijan
Sabirabad city
Sabirabad city
Coordinates: 40°00′46″N 48°28′44″E / 40.01278°N 48.47889°E / 40.01278; 48.47889
Country Azerbaijan
RayonSabirabad
Established date1888
Government
 • City executive representativeAhadagha Aliyev
Area
 • Total12,46 km2 (481 sq mi)
Elevation
-12 m (−39 ft)
Population
(2018)
 • Total30,612
 • Density2,460/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
 • Population Rank in Azerbaijan
21st
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Area code(s)+994 21
Vehicle registration54 AZ
Websitesabirabad-ih.gov.az

Sabirabad (also, Galagayin, Petropavlovka, Petropavlovskoye, and Sabirabad) is a city in and the capital of the Sabirabad Rayon of Azerbaijan. The city was renamed in honor of the poet Mirza Alekper Sabir.[1]

Sabirabad - administrative center of Sabirabad District of the Republic of Azerbaijan. In 1935, the district received the status of subordinate city.

Sabirabad is located on the right bank of the Kura River. In the vicinity of the city called Sugovushan, the Araz River is merged with the Kur River.

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