Goygol District

district of Azerbaijan
Map of Azerbaijan showing Xanlar raion

Goygol is a raion (district) in northwestern Azerbaijan. It used to be named Khanlar. It was named "Goygol" after Lake Goygol on April 25, 2008.[1][2] The capital is the city of Goygol.

There are 54,000 people. The city of Goygol is the largest town, followed by Hajimelik. Important villages are: Balchili, Gushgara, Chayli, Mollajalilli, and Topalhasanli.


Coordinates: 40°35′N 46°18′E / 40.583°N 46.300°E / 40.583; 46.300