Samukh Rayon

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Samukh
Map of Azerbaijan showing Samukh raion
Map of Azerbaijan showing Samukh raion
CountryAzerbaijan
CapitalNəbiağalı
Area
 • Total1,210 km2 (470 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 est.)
 • Total53,900
Postal code
AZ5100
Telephone code0265

Samukh (Azerbaijani: Samux) is a raion of Azerbaijan. The term Samukh is from a Caucasian Albanian word for 'Forest Hunting Place'.[1] There are Bronze Age burial mounds around Nəbiağalı, the raion's administrative center.

References[change | change source]

  1. Azerbaijan Guidebook (Fourth Edition), AzerOlympicInternational Publishing House (2007) p.262