in Shamakhi Rayon, Azerbaijan
- Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower (Unesco heritage, 65 mi)
- Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent (Unesco heritage, 100 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 40.631 and 48.641 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 40° 37' 53" and E 48° 38' 28"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Manat - AZN
- Spoken languages:
- Azerbaijani, Russian, Armenian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:42 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baku
- UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:42 am and 7:01 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Shamakhi
Shamakhi in Shamakhi Rayon with it's 29,403 habitants is located in Azerbaijan about 68 mi (or 109 km) west of Baku, the country's capital town.
Current time in Shamakhi is now 07:42 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baku with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Shamakhi, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Azerbaijan is Gabala International Airport in a distance of 50 mi (or 81 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Azerbaijan is Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape in a distance of 52 mi (or 84 km), South-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Aghsu, Qobustan, Ismayilli, Khyzy and Kyurdarmir. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Qonaq Gəl Bizə Şamaxı rayonu, Dəmirçi kəndi
Yeni lahiyə "Qonaq Gəl Bizə" 25.03.2015 (Azerbaycani gəzək)
Yeddi Gumbaz & Cüma mosque ( Shamakha/Samaxi - Azerbaïjan)
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WhatsApp-a Gir, Darixmisham Senincun / Shamaxi Toyu
Reshad Dagli, Perviz Bulbule, Vuqar Bileceri, Intiqam.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
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.
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.
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These districts belong to Shamakhi.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Shamakhi.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shamakhy, Schemacha, Shemakha, Şamaxı, Шемаха