Shaki, Azerbaijan

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Sheki

Şəki
Central street in Shaki
Central street in Shaki
Official seal of Sheki
Seal
CountryAzerbaijan
Government
 • Head of the Executive PowerMurad Cabbarli
Elevation545 m (1,788 ft)
Population
 (2008)[2]
 • Total65,045
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)
Websitesheki-ih.gov.az

Shaki (until 1968 Nukha; also, Nucha, Noukha, Shäki, and Sheki) is a city in northwestern Azerbaijan. It is in the Shaki Rayon.

Shaki is on the southern part of the Greater Caucasus mountain range. It is 325 km (202 mi) from Baku. The population of Shaki is 63,000.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Shaki, Azerbaijan Page". Retrieved 2008-07-03.
  2. World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com