Shamkir Rayon

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Shamkir

Şəmkir
Map of Azerbaijan showing Shamkir Rayon
Map of Azerbaijan showing Shamkir Rayon
Country Azerbaijan
Shamkhor1930
CapitalŞəmkir
Government
 • executive headAlimpaşa Məmmədov
Area
 • Total1,660 km2 (640 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total192,900
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)
Area code(s)241
Websitewww.shamkir-ih.gov.az

Shamkir is a rayon in Azerbaijan. It is in the northwestern part of the country. The rayon was called "Shamkhor" during the Soviet rule. It was renamed Shamkir in 1991. The district was formed in 1930. The capital of Shamkir Rayon is Shamkir city.

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