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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.