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Masally District

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Country  Azerbaijan
Postal code  AZ4400
Website  masalli-ih.gov.az
Population  211,951 (2014)
Time zone  GMT+4 (UTC+4)
Telephone code  (+994) 25
Area  721 km²
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Masally (Masallı) is the administrative area in the south of Azerbaijan.

Contents

Map of Masalli, Azerbaijan

Geography

This territory borders on Lankaran, Lerik, Yardimli, Jalilabad, Neftchala districts. In the east, the district is washed by the Caspian Sea, and in the west it approaches Talish mountains, Burovar ridge. Height of the territory reaches 917 m. There are mineral and geothermal springs in Masally. Average temperature is 2,1°C in January, and 24,6°C in July. The amount of annual precipitation is 600–800 mm. Vilash is the largest river of the district. There are broad-leaved forests of Girkan type-chestnut-leaved oak, hornbeam, beech, Persian ironwood tree, Girkan boxwood, Caucasian persimmon, medlar and others in the mountainous part of the district. Total area of the district's forests equals to 16,87 thousand ha.There are 107 villages in the Masally

History

Masally rayon was originated in 1930. Formerly, the territory of the district was the part of Arkevan area of Lankaran rayon.

State political system

The head of Masally rayon is chief executive. Chief executives:

  • Safarov Azer Fattah oglu-till September 30, 2004
  • Aliyev Ogtay Jalil oglu-from September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2006
  • Agayev Gazanfar Arif oglu-since September 30, 2006
  • Huseynov Rafil İsrafil oglu-since April 14, 2012
  • Administrative structure

    The center of the district is city Masally. Average population density is 159 people per km². Boradigah township, Badalan, Arkevan, Banbashi, Gizilagaj, Teze Alvadi, Chakhirli villages are the other largest population aggregates.

    References

    Masally District Wikipedia


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