Kurekchay (Azerbaijani: Kürəkçay) is one of the tributaries of the Kura River located in northwestern part of Azerbaijan.

Kurekchay
Kurekchay river in Goygol region of Azerbaijan.jpg
Native nameKürəkçay  (Azerbaijani)
Location
CountryAzerbaijan
RegionCaucasus
DistrictGoranboy, Goygol, Yevlakh
Physical characteristics
SourceLesser Caucasus
 • locationAzerbaijan
 • coordinates40°18′35″N 46°14′4″E / 40.30972°N 46.23444°E / 40.30972; 46.23444
MouthKura
 • location
Azerbaijan
 • coordinates
40°43′30″N 47°02′29″E / 40.7251°N 47.0414°E / 40.7251; 47.0414Coordinates: 40°43′30″N 47°02′29″E / 40.7251°N 47.0414°E / 40.7251; 47.0414
Length186 km (116 mi)[1]
Discharge 
 • locationdirectly downstream into Kura
Basin features
ProgressionKuraCaspian Sea

On 14 May 1805, on the bank of the river (not far from Ganja), the signing of the Kurekchay Treaty took place, which transferred the Karabakh Khanate under Russian control.

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  1. ^ "Azərbaycanın çayları - Azərbaycan Coğrafiya Cəmiyyəti". gsaz.az. Retrieved 2017-10-31.