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Ağstafa

For the administrative division, see Agstafa Rayon; for the river, see Aghstafa (river).

Aghstafa
Ağstafa
City & Municipality
Aghstafa is located in Azerbaijan
Aghstafa
Coordinates:
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Agstafa
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 20,200
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)
Area code(s) +992 244

Aghstafa (Azerbaijani: Ağstafa) is a town and municipality in, and the capital of, the Agstafa Rayon of Azerbaijan.

Contents

  • Transport 1
    • Public transport 1.1
    • Rail 1.2
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Transport

Public transport

Aghstafa has a large urban transport system, mostly managed by the Ministry of Transportation.

Rail

Kars–Tbilisi–Baku railway will directly connect the city with Turkey and Georgia.

The city sits on one of the Azerbaijani primary rail lines running East-West connecting the capital, Baku, with the rest of the country. The Kars–Tbilisi–Baku railway will run along the line through the city. The railway provides both human transportation and transport of goods and commodities such as oil and gravel.

Ağstafa's Central Railway Station is the terminus for national and international rail links to the city. The Akhalkalaki, and Kars in Turkey.[3]

References

  1. ^ Population by economic and administrative regions of the Azerbaijan Republic, The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
  2. ^ "Azerbaijani FM: Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad to be built in 2012". trend.az. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Railway Gazette International February 2009 p54 with map

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