Alazan

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Alazan’

 

(or Alazani), a river in the Georgian SSR and the Azerbaijan SSR which forms part of the border between the two republics. The Alazan’ flows into the Mingechaur Reservoir on the Kura River. It is 351 km long, and its basin has an area of 10,800 sq km. It rises on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus, and upon leaving the mountains, it flows through the wide Kakhetia Valley. The Alazan’ is fed by a mixture of waters. Its average discharge is about 98 cubic meters per second. It is used for irrigating vineyards on the slopes of the Alazan’ valley.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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