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Astraxanka Destination Guide

Delve into Astraxanka in Azerbaijan!

Astraxanka in the region of Şamaxı is a city in Azerbaijan - some 66 mi (or 106 km) North-West of Baku, the country's capital.

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Current time in Astraxanka is now 08:32 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baku" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tabriz, Urmia, Makhachkala, Grozny, Ucar or Hamjali. While being here, make sure to check out Hacili, Novoastraxanka, Konakkend, Astraxanka, Pirbǝyli and Ahmadli as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory

The Nasīr al-Dīn al-Tūsī Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory (Azerbaijani: Nəsirəddin Tusi adına Şamaxı Astrofizika Rəsədxanası) - is an observatory located in Shamakhi, Azerbaijan, on the south-eastern foothills of the Great Caucasus Mountain ridge, on the basis of “Astrophysics” sector of Physics Institution of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, about 22 km far from the centre of Shamakhi and 144 km far from Baku, at an altitude of 1,435 m.

More reading: Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory homepage
Located at 40.77, 48.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1960 establishments in the Soviet Union, Astronomical observatories built in the Soviet Union, Astronomical observatories in Azerbaijan, Buildings and structures completed in 1960

Pirgulu State Reserve

Pirgulu State Reserve was established on the area of 15.21 km in 1968 for protecting mountain forests, herbage of different kinds, fertile soil, expanding forest areas, preventing air pollution that has a negative impact on astroclimate. The flora of the reserve includes over 60 species. One can come across such mammals as brown bear, wolf, forest cat, lynx, weasel, wild boar, roe deer, etc. The area of Pirgulu State Reserve was expanded by 27.53 km and reached 42.74 km in 2003.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.77, 48.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:State reserves of Azerbaijan

Shamakhi District

Shamakhi or Shamakhy is a rayon of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and a town in the rayon. It is the historical center of the region of Shirvan. The town lies 106 kilometres west of Baku. It has more than 20,000 inhabitants, among them Azerbaijanis (95%) and Russians. Once Shamakhy was famous for its traditional dancers, the Shamakhi Dancers.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.77, 48.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Azerbaijan, Shamakhi District

Kharko

Kharko is a village in the Davachi Rayon of Azerbaijan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.77, 48.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Shabran District

Mustafaxanlı

Mustafaxanlı (also, Mustafakhanly) is a village in the Davachi Rayon of Azerbaijan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.77, 48.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Shabran District