Gobustan (town)

Gobustan (Azerbaijani: Qobustan) is a town and municipality in and the administrative center of the Gobustan District of Azerbaijan.[2] It has a population of 3,945.

Gobustan
Qobustan
City and municipality
Diri Baba mausoleum.jpg
Gobustan is located in Azerbaijan
Gobustan
Gobustan
Coordinates: 40°32′12″N 48°55′58″E / 40.53667°N 48.93278°E / 40.53667; 48.93278Coordinates: 40°32′12″N 48°55′58″E / 40.53667°N 48.93278°E / 40.53667; 48.93278
Country Azerbaijan
DistrictGobustan
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total3,945
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)

HistoryEdit

In 2009, the town renamed from Maraza to Gobustan.[3]

GeographyEdit

DemographicsEdit

GovernanceEdit

EconomyEdit

CultureEdit

The city is home to Diri Baba Mausoleum.[4]

TransportEdit

EducationEdit

Notable residentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan[dead link] – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ "Qobustan Rayon website". Archived from the original on July 15, 2012.
  3. ^ "Azərbaycanda daha bir kəndin adı dəyişdiriləcək". az.trend.az (in Azerbaijani). 18 April 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Diri Baba türbəsi".

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