Balakan District

district of Azerbaijan
(Redirected from Balakan Rayon)

Balakan District (Azerbaijani: Balakən rayonu, Avar: Билкан мухъ, romanized: Bilkan muq) is one of the 66 districts of Azerbaijan. It is located in the north of the country and belongs to the Shaki-Zagatala Economic Region. The district borders the district of Zagatala, and the Russian Republic of Dagestan. Its capital and largest city is Balakan. As of 2020, the district had a population of 99,100.[2]

Balakan District
Map of Azerbaijan showing Balakan District
Map of Azerbaijan showing Balakan District
Country Azerbaijan
RegionShaki-Zagatala
Established8 August 1930
CapitalBalakan
Settlements[1]59
Area
 • Total940 km2 (360 sq mi)
Population
 • Total99,100
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
Postal code
0800
Websitebalaken-ih.gov.az

ReferencesEdit

  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.