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Map of Azerbaijan showing Lerik rayon

Lerik is a town and rayon located near the Iranian border in southern Azerbaijan, between tall mountains and the agricultural plain. Image File history File links Map of Azerbaijan showing Lerik rayonu. ... Azerbaijan is divided into: 59 rayons (rayonlar; rayon - singular), 11 cities* (saharlar; sahar - singular), 1 autonomous republic** (muxtar respublika); All listed are rayons (with Rayonu after their name) unless otherwise noted. ...


People

Lerik is mainly famous for the longevity of some of its citizens. It holds the world record of human longevity, a man named Shirali Baba Muslimov, born in the village of Barzavu, who was reported by the Guinness Book of Records to have been aged 168 when he died, and was believed to have lived between 1805 and 1973.[1] The population of the Lerik rayon is mostly Talysh (Indo-Iranian group - population is spread across both sides of the border). Barzavu is a village in Lerik, Azerbaijan. ... Suresh Joachim, minutes away from breaking the ironing world record at 55 hours and 5 minutes, at Shoppers World, Brampton. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Azerbaijan is divided into: 59 rayons (rayonlar; rayon - singular), 11 cities* (saharlar; sahar - singular), 1 autonomous republic** (muxtar respublika); All listed are rayons (with Rayonu after their name) unless otherwise noted. ...


Travel

You can visit the local history museum and have a look at the Karabakh war memorial, located between of the parade ground and the modest city hall. For the region article see Nagorno-Karabakh Karabakh is a mountain-steppe racing and riding horse. ...


Anyway, better than any human creation is the superb landscape around the town, with the Talysh mountains in the horizon. Lerik is also a good starting point for hiking.


You can reach Lerik easily from Lankaran using the A323 road. It is a very scenic route along the Lankaran river and the Chirkan Nature Reserve. Buses run regularly to Lankaran and Baku. (220 km south of Baku) Lankaran is a sahar (city) in Azerbaijan. ... Lankaran is a sahar (city) in Azerbaijan. ... Lankaran is a sahar (city) in Azerbaijan. ... Satellite view of Baku The Baku harbour on the south of Absheron peninsula The Maiden Tower in old town Baku Baku (Azerbaijani: Bakı), sometimes known as Baky or Baki, is the capital of Azerbaijan. ...


External link

  • www.Azerb.Com
  • Living Past 100 - "No Big Deal" in this Village : Report on the centenarians of Lerik.
Subdivisions of Azerbaijan Flag of Azerbaijan
Rayons: Absheron | Agdam | Agdash | Agjabadi | Agstafa | Agsu | Astara | Babek* | Balakan | Barda | Beylagan | Bilasuvar | Dashkasan | Davachi | Fizuli | Gadabay | Goranboy | Goychay | Hajigabul | Imishli | Ismailli | Jabrayil | Jalilabad | Julfa* | Kalbajar | Kangarli* | Khachmaz | Khanlar | Khizi | Khojali | Khojavend | Kurdamir | Lachin | Lankaran | Lerik | Masally | Neftchala | Oguz | Ordubad* | Qabala | Qakh | Qazakh | Qobustan | Quba | Qubadli | Qusar | Saatly | Sabirabad | Sadarak* | Salyan | Samukh | Shakhbuz* | Shaki | Shamakhi | Shamkir | Sharur* | Shusha | Siazan | Tartar | Tovuz | Ujar | Yardymli | Yevlakh | Zangilan | Zaqatala | Zardab
Cities:Ali Bayramli | Baku | Ganja | Khankendi | Lankaran | Mingachevir | Naftalan | Nakhichevan* | Shaki | Sumqayit | Shusha | Yevlakh
Asterisks indicate parts of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic

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Lerik is a town and rayon located near the Iranian border in southern Azerbaijan, between tall mountains and the agricultural plain.
Lerik is mainly famous for the longevity of some of its citizens.
Lerik is also a good starting point for hiking.
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