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an urban-type settlement in the Azerbaijan SSR, under the jurisdiction of the Ordzhonikidze district soviet of the city of Baku. Situated on the Apsheron Peninsula, 18 km northeast of Baku. Population, 15,300(1974).

Surakhany has a Baku dry-transformer plant and a Baku combine producing household chemicals and construction materials. It also has factories that manufacture accumulators and asphalt concrete. Petroleum is extracted near Surakhany.

Surakhany is a balneological sea resort and one of the Apsheron Peninsula resorts. Treatment is provided by baths with mineral water having the chemical composition

Musculoskeletal diseases are treated at the resort, as well as nervous, gynecologic, and skin disorders. The resort has a sanatorium, as well as two medical facilities for sulfur treatment.

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The Baku Ateshgah, often called the "Fire Temple of Baku", is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani town.
Aliyev avenue, Surakhani district, Baku, Azerbaijan Contact: Hossein Shariatmadar, Project Manager, ITE Gulf Phone/Fax: +971 44332970/71/72/73/74 / +971 44471797 Email: oilgas@ite-gulf.
At the same time lowering the areas connected with the oldest oil fields in Sabunchi, Surakhani, Ramana and Bibiheybat (for the period from 1912 until 1962, the general lowering of the Earth's surface Surakhani oil field has reached 2450 mm), have been interpreted as the result of long-term oil and gas production, i.
The SOCAR Petroleum Company said this will enable the electric or rechargeable hybrid vehicle owners to completely charge their vehicles through ultra-fast charging equipment for 15-20 minutes in the petrol stations close to Sabunchu and Surakhani road junctions on the way to airport.
At midday today, a caravan of camels set off from Azneft Square to the fire-worshippers' temple at Surakhani.
fire-worshippers reaching back 2,500 years--died at Surakhani the oil
The National Fund for Entrepreneurship Support (NFES) under the Economy Ministry of Azerbaijan has begun accepting investment projects on priority development areas in the Amirjan settlement of the Surakhani District of Baku, the Economy Ministry said in a message Dec.
Six of the non-residential areas are located in Nasimi, 2-in Yasamal, 2-in Nizami, the rest-in Surakhani and Narimanov districts of the capital.