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Mingachevir, sometimes spelled Mingecevir, is the fourth-biggest city in Azerbaijan. There are about 100,000 people. It is known as the "city of lights" because of its hydroelectric power station on the Kur River.

Mingəçevir
Official seal of Mingəçevir
Seal
Country Azerbaijan
CityMingachevir
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total99,775
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)

Mingechevir is home to Mingechevir Polytechnic Institute.

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan – World-Gazetteer.com