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Nakhchivan city – The capital of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The territory is 191,57 km2 , population 89.5 thousand (01.01.2014). The distance form Nakhchivan to Baki is 536 km. It is one of the oldest cities of Azerbaijan.

It is situated on the junction of a big industrial, scientific and cultural center, an important railway and automobile transport. There is an International Airport.

The city of Nakhchivan is situated in the plainland of Nakhchivan on the bank of the Nakhchivanchay. The climate is continental. The average temperature is – 3,8 0C in January, 26,9 0C in July and amount of the annual precipitation is 236 mm.

There are: a military cadet school named after Heydar Aliyev, 3 High Schools, 3 secondary professional schools, 19 secondary schools, the Nakhchivan branch of ANAS, Nakhchivan State Musical Drama Theatre named after J.Mammadguluzadeh, the Puppet Theatre, The Children’s Theatre, The Philarmonic, The Picture Gallery, The Olympic Sport Complex named after Ilham Aliyev, the swimming center, the sport complex and stadium of “Dynamo”, the Chess Center, 7 out of school institutions and 9 preschool educational institutions, 8 libraries, 4 club institutions, 10 museums, 6 musical schools, Nakhchivan Tourism Information Center, 3 cultural and rest parks, “Ganjlik” Center, the Diagnostics Treatment Center, Maternity Center, 14 hospitals, State organs and other service infrastructures in Nakhchivan.

        Sharur region - It was established a region on August 08, 1930, and was named Ilich region 1964-1991. It borders on Armenia in the North-East and Iran in the South-West. The territory is 872.26 km2, population is 111.2 thousand (01.01.2014). The center is the city of Sharur. There is  65 villages in the region.

The territory of the region consists of mountains and sloping plains. It has a dry cold half desert dry step in summer and a cold dry climate in winter.

The Araz, the Arpachay rivers flow in the territory of the region. There is situated the Arpachay water reservoir. It is mainly an agricultural region.

There are 60 secondary schools, a professional trade school, 6 out of class schools, 2 professional institutions, 60 libraries, 67 club institutions, 1 museum, the Arpachay History – Cultural reservation, 6 children musical schools, “Bahar” cinema, central hospital, 8 field hospitals, 20 out patient’s clinics, 9 medical midwife stations, 27 doctor’s assistant stations, the center of Hygiene and Epidemiology and other organizations in the region.

 

         Babak region – It was established a region on October 23, 1978 by the decision of Heydar Aliyev, national leader. It borders on Armenia in the North-West and Iran in the South. The territory is 760.32 km2 , population is 70.4 thousand  (01.01.2014). The center is the Babak settlement. There is 34 villages in the region. The territory of the region consists of the Zangazur, Daralayaz mountain chains hills, the plains of Nakhchivan and Gulustan. The highest top of the region is the Buzgov mountain (2475 m). Its climate is dry cold half desert type in summer, dry cold type climate in winter.

It is a mineral rich region. Sirab and Vaykhir mineral water springs are popular all over the world. The Araz, the Nakhchivanchay and other rivers flow in the territory. There is a water reservoir named after Heydar Aliyev and Uzunoba, Nehram, Sirab, Jahri, Gahab reservoirs and irrigation canals in the region. It is mainly an agricultural region.

There are 38 secondary schools, 6 out of school institutions, 1 preschool educational institution, 41 libraries, 32 club institutions, 2 museums, 5 children’s musical schools, a central hospital, a maternity house, 2 field hospitals, 16 out patients’ clinics, 14 medical midwife stations, 4 doctor’s assistant stations, the center of Hygiene and Epidemiology and other organizations in the region.

 

 

Ordubad region – It was established a region on August 8, 1930. In 1963 the activity of the region was canceled and given under the administration of Julfa region and on January 6, 1965 it was reestablished.

It borders on Iran in the South, but in the North and East on Armenia. The territory is 978.99 km2, population is 48.4 thousand (01.01.2014). The center is the city of Ordubad. There is 3 settlements and 43 villages in the region.

The territory of the region consists of the Zangazur mountain chain and along the Araz river plains. The highest top is the Gapijig (3904 m) mountain. The climate type is dry in summer and cold in winter. The rivers Araz, Ordubad, Vanand and others flow in the territory of the region. It is mainly an agricultural region.

39 secondary schools, a professional school, 5 out of class schools and 2 professional institutions, 47 libraries, 42 club institutions, 3 museums, the popular “Gamigaya” historical monuments complex, the National park named after Hasan Aliyev, the Ordubad Historical-Agricultural reservation, 2 children musical schools, the “Araz” cinema, a central hospital, 4 field hospitals, 7 out patient’s clinics, 17 midwife stations, 14 doctor’s assistant stations, the center of Hygiene and Epidemiology and other organizations serve the people in the region.

         Julfa region – It was established a region on August 8, 1930. It borders on Armenia in the North-East, but Iran in the South. The territory is 994.4 km2, population is 45.5 thousand (01.01.2014). The center is the city of Julfa. There is  24 villages in the region.

The territory of the region consists of Zangazur mountain chain, along the Araz river and Julfa plains. The highest top is the Damirlidagh (3364 m). The Daridagh, the Nahajir and other mineral waters are extracted. The climate type is dry hot in summer but cold in winter. The Araz, the Alinja and other rivers flow in the territory. The Bananiyar reservoir is situated in the region. It is mainly an agricultural region. The grape growing and cattle breeding developed in the region.      

The popular “Ashabi-Kahf’’ sanctuary religious cultural monuments complex, the “Khanagah” monuments complex and the “Gulustan” history-cultural reservation are situated in Julfa region.

  27 secondary schools, a professional school, 6 out of class schools and 2 preschool educational institutions, 30 libraries, 37 club institutions, 1 museum, 2 children’s musical schools, the “Alinja” cinema, a central hospital, 1 field hospital, 15 out patient’s clinics, 8 medical midwife stations, the center of Hygiene and Epidemiology and other organizations act in the region.

 

         Kangarli region - It was established a region on March 19, 2004. It borders on Iran in the South and South-West, but in the North and North-East Armenia. The territory is 704.89 km2, population is 30.7 thousand (01.0.2014). The center is Givrag settlement. There is 10 villages in the region.

The territory of the region consists of the Daralayaz mountain chain and the Kangarli plain land. The highest top is the Kechaltapa (2744 m) mountain. A continental climate type exists in the region.

The Lizbirt and the Jahri rivers flow in the territory of the region. It is mainly an agricultural region. There are 12 secondary schools, 4 out of school educational institutions, 12 libraries, 13 club institutions, 1 museum, 2 children’s musical schools, a central hospital, a field hospital, 4 out patient’s clinics, 5 midwife stations, the center of Hygiene and Epidemiology and other organizations.

  

         Shahbuz region - It was established a region on August 8, 1930. On January 4, 1969 its authority was canceled and joined the Nakhchivan (present Babak region) region and on January 6, 1965 it was reestablished. It borders on Armenia in the North and East. The territory is 836.58 km2, population is 24.4 thousand (01.01.2014). The center is the city of Shahbuz. There is one city and 22 villages in the region.

The most part of the area of the region is situated on the slopes of the Zangazur and Daralayaz mountain chains. The highest top is the Salvarti (3160 m) mountain. It has a cold climate type and summer is dry here. 

The Nakhchivanchay and its branches (Kuku, Shahbuz, Salvarti) flow in the territory of the region. There are the Ganligol and the Batabat lakes in the region. It is mainly an agricultural region.

23 secondary schools, 6 out of school and one preschool educational institutions, 29 libraries, 26 club institutions, 1 museum, the Shahbuz State Nature Reservation, 2 children’s musical schools, the “Araz” cinema, a central hospital, 2 field hospitals, 10 out patient’s clinics, 11 medical midwife stations, 1 doctor’s assistant station, the center of Hygiene and Epidemiology and other organizations are at the service of people.

 

         Sadarak region - It was established a region on August 28, 1990. It borders on Turkey in the South-West and Armenia in the North-West. The territory is 163.74 km2, population is 15.3 thousand (01.01.2014). The center of it is the Heydarabad settlement. There is 3 villages in the region.

The territory of the region consists of mountains and plain lands. There are the Dahna and the Validagh heights.

The Araz, the Garachay and the Chapan rivers flow in the region. It is mainly an agricultural region. There are 3 secondary schools, 4 out of school and one preschool educational institutions, 5 libraries, 4 club institutions, 1 museum, 1 children’s musical school, a central hospital, 1 out patient’s clinic, 1 doctors assistant midwife station, the center of Hygiene and Epidemiology and other organizations in the region.