Economic regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan

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SHAKİ - ZAGATALA

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Balakan, Gakh, Gabala, Oghuz, Zagatala, Shaki
Area: 8,84 thsd. sq. km
Population: 593,2 thsd. people
Main areas of economy :
Agriculture, light and food industries, tourism
Natural resources:
Copper, sulfur pyrites, lead, zinc, gravel, sand, construction materials, water resources
Airports:
Zagatala International Airport, Shaki airport
Main socio-economic indicators:
General production as well as:
1345,1 mln. AZN
- industry: 74,8 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 475,5 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Shaki-Zagatala economic region:
70,9 thsd. people
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Shaki-Zagatala economic region:
244,4 AZN
Investments into fixed capital:
592,2 mln. AZN
Number of projects under construction:
- 1 wheat storage;
- 1 poultry farm;
- 1 animal husbandry complex;
- 1 milk processing entity
Priority sectors:
- development of tea and citrus fruits growing;
- establishment of modern animal husbandry complexes for milk and meat;
- establishment or reconstruction of modern poultry farms;
- establishment of modern bread bakeries;
- establishment of modern meat processing entities (meat cutting factories);
- establishment of modern fruit-vegetable processing entities;
- development of vine-growing and wine-making;
- establishment of modern greenhouse complexes;
- establishment of big wheat or seed farms;
- development of small entrepreneurship (as well, attraction of youth IDPs and women into entrepreneurial activities)

Şəki-Zaqatala iqtisadi rayonu xerite:

ARAN

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Agdash, Agjabadi, Barda, Beylegan, Bilasuvar, Goychay, Hajıgabul, İmishli, Kurdamir, Neftchala, Saatli, Sabirabad, Salyan, Ujar, Zardab districts and Mingachevir, Yevlakh, Shirvan cities
Area: 21,15 thsd. km2
Population: 1910,4 thsd. person
Main sectors of economy: Industry, agriculture
Natural resources:
Oil, natural gas, iodic and bromine mineral waters, construction materials, solar energy, water reserves, soil for sowing
Airport: Yevlax airport
Main social-economic indicators:
General production: 4876,5 mln. AZN
as well:
- industry: 849 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 1582,5 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Aran economic region:
212,7 thousand person  
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Aran economic region:
259,6 AZN
Investments into fixed capital:
1549,6 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects:
- 2 refrigerator storehouses;
- 2 grain storehouses;
- 2 poultry farming;
- 1 cattle-breeding complex;
- 2 greenhouse complex;
- 2 vine-growing farming;
- 1 milk processing enterprise
Number of projects under constraction:
- 1 refrigerator storehouse;
- 1 grain storehouse;
- 5 poultry farming;
- 3 cattle-breeding complexes;
- 1 alchocol drinks production enterprise;
- 3 intensive gardening farm;
- 2 milk processing enterprise;
- 2 meat processing (meat cutting plant) enterprise;
- 1 dried fruit production enterprise;
- 1 bread making plant;
- 1 construction materials production enterprise
Priority sectors:
- establishment modern cattle-breeding complexes (milk and meat);
- establishment modern poultry farming or restoration;
- establishment modern bread making plants;
- establishment  modern meat processing (cutting plant) enterprises;
- establishment modern fruit-vegetable products processing enterprises;
- development vine-growing and wine-making;
- establishment modern greenhouse complexes;
- establishment large growing granes or seed-farming;
- development of small ownership (as well attraction youth, internally displaced persons and women).

KALBACAR-LACHIN

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Kalbajar, Lachin, Zangilan, Gubadli distircts. All the districts are under Armenian occupation.
Area: 6,42 thsd. km2
Population: 240,1 thsd. people
Main sectors of economy:
Agriculture, industry, tourism
Natural resources:
Gold, mercury, marble, construction cover stones, kopal, perlit
Main social-economic indicators:
General production:
99,1 mln. AZN
as well:
- industry: 0,7 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 44,9 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Kalbajar-Lachin economic region:
21,3 thsd. people
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Kalbajar-Lachin economic region:
252,9 AZN
Investments into fixed capital: 0,3 mln. AZN

GANJA - GAZAKH

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Aghstafa, Dashkasan, Gadabay, Goranboy, Goygol, Gazakh, Samukh, Shamkir, Tovuz districts, Ganja and  Naftalan cities
Area: 12,3 thsd. km2
Population: 1227,5 thsd. people
Main sectors of economy:
Agriculture, industry, tourism and traditional handicraft
Natural resources:
Iron ore, alunit, limestone, marble, gyps, seolit, cement raw materials, hydro energy and natural – recreation recourses
Airports:
Ganja International Airport, airports in Aghstafa and Naftalan
Main social-economic indicators:
General production: 2725,5 mln. AZN
as well:
- industry: 297,7 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 911,5 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Ganja-Gazakh economic region:
143,4 thsd. AZN
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Ganja-Gazakh economic region :
269,7 AZN
Investments into fixed capital:
904 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects:
- 2 refrigerator storehouses;
- 1 greenhouse complexes;
- 4 agriculture products processing enterprises;
- 1 milk processing enterprises;
- 1 mineral waters production enterprise;
- 1 bread making enterprise;
- 2 tourism enterprises
Priority sectors:
- development vine-growing and wine-making;
- establishment modern greenhouse complexes;
- planting fruitful potato and onion;
- establishment modern bread making plants;
- establishment  modern meat processing (cutting plant) enterprises;
- establishment modern fruit-vegetable products processing enterprises;
- establishment modern poultry farming or restoration;
- establishment large growing granes or seed-farming;
- establishment modern cattle-breeding complexes (milk and meat);;
- development of small ownership (as well attraction youth, internally displaced persons and women).

NAKHCHIVAN AUTONOMOUS REPUBLIC

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Nakhchivan city, Sharur, Babek, Ordubad, Julfa, Kangarli, Shahbuz and Sadarak
Area:
5,5 thsd. sq. km
Population:
435,3 thsd. people
Main areas of economy :
Indsutry, agriculture, services
Natural resources:
Molybdenum, poly-metal ores, stone salt, dolomite, marble, construction materials and mineral water resources
Airport:
Nakhchivan International Airport
Main socio-economic indicators:
General production :
2873,2 mln. AZN
as well as:
- industry: 862,9 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 337,1 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Nakhchivan economic region:
102,6 thsd. people
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in :Nakhchivan economic region:
376,3 AZN
Investments into fixed capital: 1037,7 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects: 4
Number of projects under construction: 7
Priority sectors:
- industry
- agriculture

YUKHARI GARABAG

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Aghdam, Tartar, Khojavand, Khojali, Shusha, Jabrayil, Fuzuli and Khankandi city. Khojavand, Khojali, Shusha, Jabrayil districts and Khankandi city are fully, Aghdam and Fuzuli districts are partially under occupation.
Area: 7,33 thsd. sq. km
Population: 645 thsd. people
Main areas of economy :
Agriculture, industry and tourism
Natural resources:
Poly-metal ore deposits, construction materials, mineral water. Armenian occupants are not only robbing other wealth of  the economic region, but also destroying valuable tree types in forests and plundering forest fauna.
Airport:
Aghdam airport
Main socio-economic indicators:
General production: 375,7 mln. AZN
as well as:
- industry: 16,5 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 209,5 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Yukhari Garabagh economic region:
43,7 min AZN
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Yukhari Garabagh economic region:
230,4 AZN
Investments into fixed capital :
63,1 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects :
- 1 cooling storage
Number of projects under construction :
- 1 cooling storage;
- 2 poultry farms
Priority sectors:
- establishment of modern animal husbandry complexes for milk and meat;
- establishment or reconstruction of modern poultry farms;
- establishment of modern bread bakeries;
- establishment of modern meat processing entities (meat cutting factories);
- development of small entrepreneurship (as well, attraction of youth IDPs and women into entrepreneurial activities).

GUBA - KHACHMAZ

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Shabran, Khachmaz, Guba, Gusar and Siyazan
Area: 6,96 thsd. sq. km
Population: 518,4 thsd. people
Main areas of economy:
Agriculture, industry, tourism and traditional handicrafts
Natural resources:
Oil, natural gas, shale, sand, gravel, clay, water resources, rich natural-recreation resources
Main socio-economic indicators:
General production: 1306,7 mln. AZN
as well as:
- industry: 81,2 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 551,3 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Guba-Khachmaz economic region:
50,9 thsd. people
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Guba-Khachmaz economic region:
286,5 AZN
Investments into fixed capital :
490,5 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects :
- 4 cooling storage;
- 1 construction materials production entity
Number of projects under construction :
- 2 cooling storage;
- 1 poultry farm;
- 1alcoholic drinks production entity;
- 1 greenhouse complex;
- 1 vine-growing complex;
- 3 intensive gardening complex;
- 2 dry-fruit production entities
Priority sectors:
- establishment of intensive gardening (apple, pear, apricot, plum, pomegranate and etc.) or və ya seeding farms;
- establishment of modern fruit-vegetable processing entities;
- establishment of modern bread bakeries;
- establishment of modern meat processing entities (meat cutting factories);
- establishment or reconstruction of modern poultry farms;
- development of vine-growing and wine-making;
- establishment of modern greenhouse complexes;
- establishment of modern animal husbandry complexes for milk and meat ;
- development of small entrepreneurship (as well, attraction of youth IDPs and women into entrepreneurial activities)

DAGLIG SHIRVAN

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Aghsu, Ismayılli, Gobustan and Shamakhi districts
Area: 6,13 thsd. km2
Population: 299,7 thsd. people
Main sectors of economy:
Agriculture, industry, tourism and handicraf
Natural resources:
Stone, gravel, sand, lime, clay and construction materials, mineral waters
Main social-economic indicators: 
General production: 551,4 mln. AZN
as well:
- industry: 14,1 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 229,1 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Daghlig Shirvan economic region:
28,1 thsd. person
 Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Daghlig Shirvan economic region:
247,1 AZN
Investments into fixed capital:
162 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects:
- 2 grain storehouse;
- 1 seed-growing storehouse
Number of projects under constraction:
- 2 refrigerator storehouse;
- 1 poultry farming;
- 1 bread making enterprise
Priority sectors:
- development vine-growing and wine-making;
- establishment modern fruit-vegetable products processing enterprises;
- establishment modern poultry farming or restoration;
- establishment modern bread making plants;
- establishment  modern meat processing (cutting plant) enterprises;
- establishment large growing granes or seed-farming;
- development of small ownership (as well attraction youth, internally displaced persons and women).

LANKARAN

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Astara, Jalilabad, Lerik, Masalli, Yardimli, Lankaran
Area: 6,07 thsd. sq. km
Population: 880,4 thsd. people
Main areas of economy:
Agri-industrial complex, tourism
Natural resources:
sawstone, riverstone, sand, clay,  çay daşı, qum, gil, gravel, thermal mineral water
Air and sea ports :
Lankaran International Airport, Lankaran and Astara ports
Main socio-economic indicators:
General production: 1281,1 mln. AZN
as well as:
- industry: 66,3 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 550,8 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Lankaran economic region:
69,4 thsd. people
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Lankaran economic region:
259,5 AZN
Investments into fixed capital:
299,8 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects:
- 1 poultry farm;
- 1 greenhouse complex;
- 1 agricultural products processing entity;
Number of projects under construction:
- 2 cooling storage;
- 1 poultry farm;
- 1 intensive gardening farm;
- 1 tourism enterprise
Priority sectors:
- development of tea and citrus fruits growing;
- establishment of modern fruits-vegetables processing entity;
- development of vine-growing and wine-making;
- establishment or reconstruction of modern poultry farms;
- establishment of modern bread bakeries;
- establishment of modern meat processing entities (meat cutting factories);
- establishment of big wheat or seed farms;
- development of small entrepreneurship (as well, attraction of youth IDPs and women into entrepreneurial activities)

ABSHERON

Administrative districts in the economic region:
Sumgait city, Absheron and Xizi districts (Baku city)
Area: 3,73 thsd. km2
Population: 545,3 thsd. people
Main sectors of economy:
Industry and agro-industry complex, tourism
Natural resources:
Mişar daşı, limestone, cement raw materials, quartz, construction sand, balneological resources
Air and sea ports:
Haydar Aliyev International airport, Zabrat airport , Bay of Baku, Sumgait sea port
Main social-economic indicators:
General production: 1329,2 mln. AZN
as well:
- industry: 506,5 mln. AZN
- agriculture: 85,6 mln. AZN
Number of employees in Absheron economic region (and Baku city):
80,8 thsd. people 
Average monthly nominal wages and salaries of employees in Absheron economic regions:
336,7 AZN
Investments into fixed capital:
560,5 mln. AZN
Number of already constructed projects:
- 1 poultry farming;
- 1 greenhouse complex;
- 1 furniture production enterprise
Number of projects under construction:
- 2 refrigerator storehouses;
- 6 poultry farming;
- 4 greenhouse complexes;
- 1 milk processing enterprise;
- 1 meat processing enterprise  (meat cutting plant);
- 1 baby food production enterprise  ;
- 1 bread making enterprise;
- 1 tara production enterprise;
- 1 chocolate products production enterprise;
- 1 paper and cardboard products production enterprise;
- 1 plant oils production enterprise;
- 1 textil products production enterprise
Priority sectors:
- establishment modern bread making plants;
- establishment  modern greenhouse complexes;
- establishment modern poultry farming or restoration;
- establishment  modern meat processing (cutting plant) enterprises;
- establishment  industry products production and processing enterprises with modern technologies;
- development of small ownership (as well attraction youth, internally displaced persons and women)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area:
86,6 thsd. km2
Population:
9477,1 thsd. people
Density of population in 1 km2  -109 people
Number of administrative area units:
Autonomous Republic - 1
Cities -78,
City districts -14
Economic regions -10,
Settlements -261,
Administrative regions -66,
Village area centers -1727
Villages - 4250
State borders:
in the South – with Iran 765 km and with Turkey 15 km,
in the North - with Russia 390 km,
in the North-West – with Georgia 480 km,
in the West – with Armenia 1007 km