Population of Cities in Azerbaijan (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
3
100,000 to 1 Million
69
10,000 to 100,000

Azerbaijan has 1 cities with more than a million people, 3 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 69 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Azerbaijan is Baku, with a population of 1,116,513 people.

Baku

Baku is the capital city and commercial hub of Azerbaijan.

1,116,513

Ganja

The city of Ganja was named Elisabethpol during the Russian Empire period, and Kirovabad during the Soviet period.

313,300

Sumqayit

The first settlements in the present-day area of Sumgayit can be traced back to 1580.

265,150

Lankaran

The old form of Lankaran's name was 'Langarkanan', which in Persian means 'the place of pulling up the anchor(s)'.

240,300

Mingelchaur

Mingelchaur is known as city of lights because of its hydroelectric power station on the Kur River.

95,453

Saatli

Saatli is the capital of the Saatly Rayon (administrative district) of Azerbaijan.

87,000

Qaracuxur

Qaracuxur has a population of almost 80,000 residents.

72,989

Sirvan

Sirvan has suffered from many floods due to its proximity to the river and the low elevation of the town.

70,220

Bakixanov

Prior to 1992, the town was known as Stepan Razin after the Cossack uprising leader of the same name.

66,686

Nakhchivan

Nakhchivan was designated an Islamic Culture Capital for 2018.

64,754

Name 2018 Population
Baku1,116,513
Ganja313,300
Sumqayit265,150
Lankaran240,300
Mingelchaur95,453
Saatli87,000
Qaracuxur72,989
Sirvan70,220
Bakixanov66,686
Nakhchivan64,754
Sheki63,000
Yevlakh59,036
Xankandi53,100
Bilajari42,194
Mastaga40,092
Agdam39,451
Khirdalan37,949
Barda37,372
Xacmaz37,175
Salyan36,555
Hovsan36,293
Dzhalilabad36,259
Shamkhor35,421
Geoktschai35,348
Agdzhabedy34,989
Imishli34,178
Lokbatan30,694
Shamakhi29,403
Sabirabad28,075
Amirdzhan26,798
Fizuli26,765
Buzovna24,795
Biny Selo24,596
Agdas23,528
Divichibazar23,248
Haciqabul23,102
Quba22,405
Zabrat21,396
Sabuncu20,996
Kyurdarmir19,088
Haci Zeynalabdin19,019
Qazax18,903
Shushi18,662
Neftcala18,661
Zaqatala18,277
Terter18,185
Pushkino18,182
Yelenendorf17,816
Ahmadbayli17,242
Aghsu17,209
Yeni Suraxani16,127
Qusar16,022
Ujar15,741
Beylagan15,599
Mardakan15,267
Astara15,190
Binagadi14,012
Xudat13,625
Ismayilli13,610
Pirallahi13,435
Qobustan13,398
Prishibinskoye13,340
Tovuz12,626
Aghstafa12,542
Qax11,992
Qutqashen11,867
Badamdar11,398
Balakhani10,863
Culfa10,820
Zardob10,612
Saray10,173
Martakert10,167
Zyrya10,099
Yukhary-Dashkesan9,900
Ordubad9,781
Turkan9,699
Masally9,604
Belokany9,182
Aliabad9,103
Bilajer8,983
Ramana8,855
Kyadabek8,657
Corat8,624
Yayci8,500
Kerbakhiar8,400
Jebrail8,396
Cahri8,200
Nardaran7,700
Zangilan7,483
Dzagam7,442
Qobu7,377
Goranboy7,333
Sharur City7,100
Lerik7,094
Severo-Vostotchnyi Bank7,075
Naftalan7,045
Qubadli6,890
Aran6,724
Oguz6,600
Cinarli6,508
Mincivan6,353
Qizilhacili6,330
Samux6,013
Dunyamalilar5,968
Boradigah5,904
Xocali5,810
Ceyranbatan5,684
Avsar5,600
Qarayeri5,565
Khodzhi-Gasan5,089
Novyy Karanlug5,079
Yardimli4,004
Qobustan3,754
Lacin2,300
Khyzy1,024
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