Şabran

Coordinates: 41°12′41″N 48°59′10″E / 41.21139°N 48.98611°E / 41.21139; 48.98611

Shabran (Azerbaijani: Şabran) is a city in and the capital of the Shabran District of Azerbaijan.

Shabran

Şabran
City & Municipality
Shabran is located in Azerbaijan
Shabran
Shabran
Coordinates: 41°12′41″N 48°59′10″E / 41.21139°N 48.98611°E / 41.21139; 48.98611
Country Azerbaijan
DistrictShabran
Founded1961
Area
 • Total8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Elevation
33 m (108 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total23,248
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)
Area code(s)+994 115

HistoryEdit

Known as Davachi (Azerbaijani: Dəvəçi) until 2010, Shabran received city status in 1961. The name of Shabran comes from an historic medieval town of the same name that was a port some 15km further north.[2]

DemographicsEdit

The officially registered population of Shabran in 2010 was 23,248. Azerbaijanis and Tats are the largest ethnic groups.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic
  2. ^ "Депутаты проголосовали за изменение названия Девечинского района". 1news.az. Retrieved 2 February 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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