Novxanı (also, Novkhany, Novkhana, Novxana, and Nobkhana) is a village and municipality in the Absheron District of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 4,468. The name means new house in Persian language. There is a water park in Novkhany[citation needed]

Azerbaijani: Novxanı
Novkhany is located in Azerbaijan
Coordinates: 40°31′47″N 49°46′46″E / 40.52972°N 49.77944°E / 40.52972; 49.77944Coordinates: 40°31′47″N 49°46′46″E / 40.52972°N 49.77944°E / 40.52972; 49.77944
Country Azerbaijan
 • Total4,468
Time zoneUTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (AZT)

Notable nativesEdit

  • Azim Azimzade — painter and graphic artist, founder of Azerbaijani satirical graphics, People's Artist of Azerbaijan SSR (1927).
  • Lotfi A. Zadeh — American mathematician, electrical engineer, computer scientist, founder of the theory of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic.
  • Mahammad Amin Rasulzade — statesman, scholar, public figure and one of the founders of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the chairman of the Azerbaijani National Council (1918).
  • Mehdi Huseynzade — legendary guerrilla fighter in Yugoslavia and Italy during World War II, Hero of the Soviet Union.
  • Suleyman Rustam — poet, the People's Poet of Azerbaijan SSR (1960).
  • Suriyya Aliyev — highly respected elder, local mosque keeper and widowed grandfather of 7 (2016).



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