Central Aran Economic Region

Central Aran Economic Region
Mərkəzi Aran iqtisadi rayonu  (Azerbaijani)
Central Aran Economic Region in Azerbaijan
Central Aran Economic Region in Azerbaijan
CountryAzerbaijan
Established7 July 2021
Area
 • Total6,690 km2 (2,580 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total740,000
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)

Central Aran Economic Region (Azerbaijani: Mərkəzi Aran iqtisadi rayonu) is one of the 14 economic regions of Azerbaijan. It borders the economic regions of Shaki-Zagatala, Mountainous Shirvan, Shirvan-Salyan, Mil-Mughan, Karabakh, and Ganja-Dashkasan. The region consists of the districts of Agdash, Goychay, Kurdamir, Ujar, Yevlakh, Zardab, as well as the city of Mingachevir.[2] It has an area of 6,690 square kilometres (2,580 sq mi). Its population was estimated to be at 740 thousand people in January 2021.[1]

History

Central Aran Economic Region was established on 7 July 2021 as part of a reform of the economic region system of Azerbaijan. Its territory was part of the larger Aran Economic Region prior to 2021.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Territories, number and density of population by economic and administrative regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan". The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 2021. Retrieved 24 April 2022.
  2. ^ "New economic regions of Azerbaijan – LIST". Report News Agency. Retrieved 24 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Azərbaycan Respublikasında iqtisadi rayonların yeni bölgüsü haqqında Azərbaycan Respublikası Prezidentinin Fərmanı". president.az (in Azerbaijani).

Coordinates: 40°38′37.8″N 47°25′54.9″E / 40.643833°N 47.431917°E / 40.643833; 47.431917

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