Qobustan (town)

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Gobustan
Qobustan
City and municipality
Official seal of Gobustan
Seal
Gobustan is located in Azerbaijan
Gobustan
Gobustan
Coordinates: 40°32′12″N 48°55′58″E / 40.53667°N 48.93278°E / 40.53667; 48.93278Coordinates: 40°32′12″N 48°55′58″E / 40.53667°N 48.93278°E / 40.53667; 48.93278
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Gobustan
Government
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 3,945
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)

Gobustan (Azerbaijani: Qobustan) is a town and municipality in and the administrative center of the Gobustan Rayon of Azerbaijan.[2] It has a population of 3,945.

History[edit]

The town's former seal.

In 2009, the town renamed from Maraza to Gobustan.[3]

Geography[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Governance[edit]

Economy[edit]

Culture[edit]

The city is home to Diri Baba Mausoleum.[4]

Transport[edit]

Education[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer: Azerbaijan Archived June 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. – World-Gazetteer.com
  2. ^ Qobustan Rayon website Archived July 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Azərbaycanda daha bir kəndin adı dəyişdiriləcək". az.trend.az (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Diri Baba türbəsi". 

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