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Kəngərli (Kangarli)
Map of Azerbaijan showing Kangarli Rayon
Map of Azerbaijan showing Kangarli Rayon
Country Azerbaijan
 • Total 682 km2 (263 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 25,500
 • Density 37.39/km2 (96.84/sq mi)
Postal code AZ6827
Telephone code 0136

Kangarli or Kengerli is the newest rayon of Azerbaijan. It is in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. There were 25,379 people in 2004. It was split off from Sharur rayon in March 2004. The administrative center of the rayon is Givrakh.

On 25 May 2004, President Ilham Aliyev chose Nazim Cafarov as the executive head of the rayon.

The name Kangarli was first for a Turkic tribe who founded Kangarli Khanate. The capital was at Maku in what is now Iran.

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