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Sheki

Şəki
Central street in Shaki
Central street in Shaki
Official seal of Sheki
Seal
Country Azerbaijan
Elevation
545 m (1,788 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total 65,045
Time zone UTC+4 (AZT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+5 (AZT)
Website sheki-ih.gov.az

Shaki (until 1968 Nukha; also, Nucha, Noukha, Shäki, and Sheki) is a city in northwestern Azerbaijan. It is in the Shaki Rayon.

Shaki is on the southern part of the Greater Caucasus mountain range. It is 325 km (202 mi) from Baku. The population of Shaki is 63,000.


Largest cities or towns in Azerbaijan
2013 Demographic statistics according to the administrative divisions, Azerbaijan State Statistics Committee
Rank Name Pop.
1 Baku 2,150,800
2 Sumqayit 325,200
3 Ganja 323,000
4 Mingachevir 99,700
5 Lankaran 85,300
6 Shirvan 80,900
7 Nakhchivan 78,300
8 Shamkir 69,600
9 Shaki 66,400
10 Yevlakh 66,300

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