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Astara
Road sign at the entrance to Astara Raion
Road sign at the entrance to Astara Raion
Map of Azerbaijan showing Astara Raion
Map of Azerbaijan showing Astara Raion
Country Azerbaijan
Capital Astara
Area
 • Total 620 km2 (240 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total 95,300
 • Density 153.7/km2 (398/sq mi)

Astara is a raion in southeastern Azerbaijan. It was formed in 1930. There are 95,300 people. Astarachay and Tangarud rivers are in the raion. A part of the Hirkan National Park is in Astara raion. Astara is a major source for Azerbaijan's fishing industry.

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