Ali-Bairamly

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ali-Bairamly

 

a city (until 1954, a settlement) in Azerbaijan SSR, in the Shirvan plain. It has a landing on the Kura River and a railroad station on a branch of the Baku-Nakhichevan line, which joins Ali-Bairamly with the city of Kazi-Magomed. The population was 26,400 in 1968. There is an open-type state raion power plant. Industry includes a cotton mill, creamery, asphalt factory, and reinforced-concrete plant. An artificial leather factory and machine-repair plant have been under construction since 1969. Ali-Bairamly has a branch of the Baku Evening Technical School of Petroleum Technology and a pedagogical school. Petroleum is extracted in the surrounding region.

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