• General information
    Total territory, [sq.km] 1539.00
    Total number of population 197500
    Number of villages 84
    Number of settlements 7
    Number of big and middle enterprises 14
    Number of infant schools 53
    Number of general education schools 88
    Number of vocational and secondary schools 3
    Number of higher schools 1
    Number of hospitals and medical enterprises 17
    Number of culture centers 191
  • Names of cities and big settlements
    1. Lankaran town
    2. Liman town
    3. Narimanabad settlement
    4. Garmatuk settlement
    5. Ashaghi Nuvadi settlement
    6. Hirkan settlement
    7. Haftoni settlement
    8. Isti su settlement
    9. Baligchilar settlement
  • Names of border districts, countries and territories
    Masally, Lerik, Astara and Caspian Sea
  • Population
    Total number of population 197500
    Number of urban population, [%] 39.39
    Number of rural population, [%] 60.61
    Middle density of population, man/sq.km 128.33
    Number of population on gender groups: (male), [%] 48.91
    Number of population on gender groups: (female), [%] 51.09
    Number of population on age groups: (children), [%] 32.20
    Number of population on age groups: (under 18), [%] 36.46
    Number of population on age groups: (18 - 55-60), [%] 55.29
    Number of population on age groups: (pensioners), [%] 8.25
    Number of high-educated population, [%] 3.88
    Number of secondary-educated population, [%] 49.08
    Number of inhabited refugees 4
    Number of inhabited IDPs 505
  • Territory
    Total territory, [sq.км] 1539.00
    Total area of productive lands, [sq.км] 273.00
    Area of useless agricultural lands, [sq.км] 883.00
    Area of cattle-breeding pastures, [sq.км] 101.00
    Total area of planted lands, [sq.км] 105.00
    Total area of fruit gardens, [sq.км] 17.00
    Total area of saline lands, [sq.км] 0.00
  • Brief information on history of district
    The Lankaran region and the town of Lenkaran have a very ancient history. Life, cultural-spiritual life and agriculture existed in seaside territory, mountainous and foothills parts of the region from ancient times.

    Though there were changes in connection with the rise and fall of the Caspian Sea in this territory, it was confirmed that the region has 2500 years-old history.

    You can see The name of Lankaran town in old maps of II half of 9th century

  • Information on municipalities
    65 municipalities operate in the region, including Lankaran and Liman towns.
  • Information on big public and private enterprises
    Vegetable-refinery, Tinned vegetable factory, Fish industrial complex, Instrument-making plant, Brickworks, Carpet workshop, Bred plant, Flour mill, Beer plant, Tea weighing and package factory, factories of initial proceeding and production of tea, Enterprise of oil product supplying,
  • Information on TV, radio, newspaper and other types of mass media
  • Information on major economic activity
    The main engagement of the population in Lankaran is related with agriculture, as Lankaran owns subtropical climate. At the same time Lankaran is industry town. The agrarian field of the region is more developed; high achievements were got in vegetable and tea production in result of attention and care of national leader of the Azerbaijan people Heydar Aliyev in 1970s. Lankaran was declared
  • Names of major agricultural plants
    1. Grain
    2. Grape
    3. Vegetable
    4. Rice
    5. Fruit
    6. Citrus fruits
    7. Tomato
    8. Cucumber
    9. Cabbage
    10. Pepper
    11. Potato
    12. Barley
    13. Wheat
    14. Tea
  • Information on big and small-horned cattle
    Cattle-breeding was widely developed in the last years. 61 268 heads of cattle and small cattle are kept in the region at present. The number of cows, buffalos, ship and goats increased.
  • Information on poultry
    Great attention is given to the development of the poultry in the region. There are 320000 hens, ducks, geese and turkeys at present.
  • Information on recreation and tourism zones, sport complexes
    There are Lankaran Olympic Sport Complex, Central town stadium, 2 gymnasiums, stadium of hand games, Thermal spring sanatorium, medicinal thermal and mineral springs, Khanbulan rest center, Gala hotel, Olympic hotel etc. in the region.
  • Information on reserves
    There are Hirkan National Park and Gizilaghaj state reserve in the region. The most ancient and rare plant kinds grow in the Hirkan National Park. The Hirkan state reserve was established in 1936 and declared national park by order of president of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev in 2004. There are roe, wild boar, dappled deer and other forest animals in the park. The park is rich in relict and endemic plants.

    The Gizilaghaj state reserve was established in 1929 and covers 88 360 hectares. 23 kinds of animal, 270 kinds of bird, 12 kinds of reptile and 47 kinds of fish live in this reserve. There are turaj, sultan

  • Information on motor and rail ways
    Transport and communication lines of the region are as follows: Lankaran locates on the North-South transport corridor, Baku-Astara railway and highway. There are 2 bus stations, 4 railway stations, landing ground and station to be restored, port, construction of which to be completed in the region. Besides, there are post telecommunication network and electron post communication, corresponding with international demands, in Lankaran. 42,5 km highway of international importance and 32 km railway pass through the region. These roads are referred to 3rd category.
  • Information on historical and architectural monuments
    There are 86 historical monuments in the region. For instance Divalona, remains of Atashgada (temple of fire), Ballabur fortress, Sighon cemetery, mausoleums Sheykh Zahid and Seyid Khalifa, Round Tower, Lighthouse, Hadji Mirza
  • Information on prominent persons
    Lankaran region is motherland of some historical persons. For instance, Samad bay Mehmandarov, Hazi Aslanov, hero of the Great Patriotic War Baloghlan Abbasov, academic Mirmammad Javadzade, heroes of Socialist Labor Samaya Aliyeva, Solmaz Aliyeva, Mammadrza Rasulov etc.
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