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Coordinates: 40°38′N 48°40′E / 40.633°N 48.667°E / 40.633; 48.667

Azerbaijan-Shamakhi
Map of Azerbaijan showing Samakhi raion

Shamakhi or Shamakhy is a raion of Azerbaijan. It is the historical center of the region of Shirvan.

Famous people

  • Falaki Shirvani,poet, (1107 Shamakhi - 1157 Shamakhi)
  • Khagani Shirvani, poet, (1121/1122 Shamakhi) - 1190 Tabriz
  • Imadaddin Nasimi, poet, (1369 Shamakhi) –1417 skinned alive in Aleppo)
  • Seyid Azim Shirvani, poet, (10 July 1835 - 1 Iyun 1888)
  • Muhammed hadi, poet, (1879 Shamakhi - 1920 Ganja)
  • Abbas Sahhat, poet, (1874, Shamakhi – 11 July 1918, Ganja)
  • Ziver bey Ahmedbeyov, architect, (1873 Shamakhi - 1925 Bakı)
  • Zeynalabdin Shirvani, geographer, historian, ethnographer, philosopher and poet,(16 August 1780, Shamakhy — 1838, near Jeddah),
  • Sultan Mejid Qanizade, enlighter, teacher, writer
  • Mirza Alakbar Sabir, poet, (30 May 1862, Shamakhy – 12 July 1911, Shamakhy).

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