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Title: Balakən  
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Subject: Balakan District, Administrative divisions of Azerbaijan, Gullu Yologlu, Wildlife of Azerbaijan, Rasul Chunayev
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For the administrative district, see Balakan Rayon.
City & Municipality
Skyline of Balakən
Balakən is located in Azerbaijan
Country  Azerbaijan
Rayon Balakan
Elevation 378 m (1,240 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 10,400
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST) AZT (UTC+5)
Area code(s) +994 119
Website Official website

Balakən (also, Balakän, Balakon, Belokan, and Belokany;

External links

  1. ^ The State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic
  2. ^ a b c Balakan Government's Official Website (Azerbaijani)


Notable people from Balakən

Balakən's signature cuisine includes maxara, cüttü, chicken chigirtma and Balakən halva.[2]


The demography of Balakan consist of mostly the Ingiloy)


Society and Culture

The economy of Balakən is partially agricultural, partially tourist based, with some industries in operation.[2]


It was once part of the Djaro-Belokani league. In 1965, Balakən gained city status after Azerbaijani government's approval.[2]



  • History 1
  • Economy 2
  • Society and Culture 3
    • Demography 3.1
    • Cuisine 3.2
  • Notable people from Balakən 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

. Azerbaijan of Balakan Rayon) is a city and municipality in, and the capital of, the ბელაქანი

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