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Encyclopedia > Lerik (rayon)
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 it known for myths 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, or Lenkoran, (Azeri: Lənkəran) is a small city in Azerbaijan, on the coast of the Caspian Sea, near the southern border with Iran, with a population of 48,400 (2002), at least half of which are Talysh. ... Lankaran, or Lenkoran, (Azeri: Lənkəran) is a small city in Azerbaijan, on the coast of the Caspian Sea, near the southern border with Iran, with a population of 48,400 (2002), at least half of which are Talysh. ... Lankaran, or Lenkoran, (Azeri: Lənkəran) is a small city in Azerbaijan, on the coast of the Caspian Sea, near the southern border with Iran, with a population of 48,400 (2002), at least half of which are Talysh. ... Municipality: Baku Area: 1000 km² Altitude: -28 m Population: 2,074,300 census 2003 Population density: 1280 persons/km² Postal Code: AZ1000 Area code: 012 Municipality code: BA Latitude: 41° 01 52 N Longitude: 21° 20 25 E Mayor: Hajibala Abutalybov The Baku region. ...


External links

  • www.Azerb.Com
  • Living Past 100 - "No Big Deal" in this Village : Report on the centenarians of Lerik.
Subdivisions of Azerbaijan Flag of Azerbaijan
Districts: 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
Municipalities: Ali Bayramli | Baku | Ganja | Khankendi | Lankaran | Mingachevir | Naftalan | Nakhichevan City* | Shaki | Sumqayit | Shusha | Yevlakh
Asterisks indicate parts of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic

Coordinates: 38°47′N 48°25′E Image File history File links Flag_of_Azerbaijan. ... AbÅŸeron (AbÅŸeron Yasaqligi) is a peninsula and a rayon in eastern Caucasus in the historical region of Arran. ... Ruins of Aghdam from a minaret of a mosque. ... Agdas is a rayon in central Azerbaijan. ... Agjabadi (AÄŸcabÉ™di) is a rayon in central Azerbaijan. ... Agstafa is a rayon in northwestern Azerbaijan. ... Agsu is a rayon in central Azerbaijan. ... is also a city in the Iranian province of Gilan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Babak rayon Babek (BabÉ™k) is a rayon of Azerbaijan in the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. ... Balakan is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Barda (BÉ™rdÉ™) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Beylagan (BeylÉ™qan) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Bilasuvar is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Daskasan is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Davaci is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Fizuli is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Gadabay is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Goranboy is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Goycay is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Haciqabul is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Imishli (Ä°miÅŸli) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Ismailli (Ä°smayıllı) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Cabrayil is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Calilabad is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Julfa rayon Julfa (Culfa) is a rayon of Azerbaijan in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. ... Kalbacar is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Kangarli rayon Kangarli or Kengerli (Azeri: KÉ™ngÉ™rli) is the newest rayon of Azerbaijan, in the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. ... Xacmaz is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Xanlar is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Xizi is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Khojali (Azerbaijani: Xocalı), also called Khojaly, is a town and a rayon in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. ... Khojavend (XocavÉ™nd) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Kurdamir is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Lachin (Laçın) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Lankaran (LÉ™nkÉ™ran) is a rayon of Azerbaijan, not to be confused with the city of LÉ™nkÉ™ran, which is a separate administrative region. ... Masally (Masallı) is a rayon of Azerbaijan Republic. ... Neftcala is a city and rayon on the shores of the Caspian Sea. ... Oguz is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Qabala can mean: Qabala Rayonu in Azerbaijan it is also an alternative spelling for Kabbalah This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Qakh (Qax) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Qazakh (Qazax) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Qobustan is a district of Azerbaijan. ... Quba (also known as Guba and Kuba) is a city and a rayon in northeastern Azerbaijan. ... Qubadli is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Qusar is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Saatly (Saatlı) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Sabirabad is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Sadarak rayon Sadarak is a rayon of Azerbaijan in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. ... Salyan is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Samukh (Samux) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Shahbuz rayon Shakhbuz (Åžahbuz) is a rayon of Azerbaijan in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. ... Shaki (Şəki), also called Sheki, is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Shamakhi (Åžamaxı) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Samkir is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Sharur rayon Sharur is a rayon of Azerbaijan in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. ... Shusha (ÅžuÅŸa) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Siazan (SiyÉ™zÉ™n) is a city and rayon in Aran (Republic of Azerbaijan). ... Tartar (TÉ™rtÉ™r) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Ucar is a rayon, situated to the south of Goycay, in the centre of Azerbaijan. ... Yardymli (Yardımlı) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Yevlakh (Yevlax) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Zangilan is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Municipality: Zaqatala Altitude: 500m Population: 35,000 census Zaqatala is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Categories: Caucasus geography stubs | Cities in Azerbaijan | Rayons of Azerbaijan ... Əli Bayramlı is a sahar of Azerbaijan. ... Municipality: Baku Area: 1000 km² Altitude: -28 m Population: 2,074,300 census 2003 Population density: 1280 persons/km² Postal Code: AZ1000 Area code: 012 Municipality code: BA Latitude: 41° 01 52 N Longitude: 21° 20 25 E Mayor: Hajibala Abutalybov The Baku region. ... Municipality: Ganja Area: 1000 km² Altitude: -100 m Population: 300,000 census 2003 Postal Code: AZ1000 Area code: 016 Municipality code: GA Mayor: Eldar Azizov For other uses, see Ganja (disambiguation). ... Map of Azerbaijan showing town of Stepanakert within Nagorno-Karabakh. ... Lankaran, or Lenkoran, (Azeri: LÉ™nkÉ™ran) is a small city in Azerbaijan, on the coast of the Caspian Sea, near the southern border with Iran, with a population of 48,400 (2002), at least half of which are Talysh. ... Mingachevir (Mingaçevir) is the fourth-biggest city in Azerbaijan with a population of about 100,000. ... Naftalan is a sahar (city) in Azerbaijan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Nakhichevan City. ... Saki is a sahar (city) in Azerbaijan. ... Map of Azerbaijan showing Sumqayit sahar Sumqayit (Sumqayıt in Azerbaijani; former Russian name Sumgait) is a city in Azerbaijan, located near the Caspian Sea, about 30 kilometres away from the capital, Baku. ... Province: Shusha rayon (Azeri subdivsion) Shushi Marz/District (Nagrono Karabakh Republic Subdivsion) Area: Altitude: - Population: ~3000 Population density: - Latitude: - Longitude: - Mayor: - Shusha (Azerbaijani: ÅžuÅŸa, Armenian: Õ‡Õ¸Ö‚Õ·Õ«; translit. ... Yevlakh (Azeri: Yevlax) is a small town in Azerbaijan, 265 km west of capital Baku. ... Momine Khatun Mausoleum in Nakhichevan. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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