Naftalan


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naftalan

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Naftalan

 

a city (settlement until 1967) under republic jurisdiction in the Azerbaijan SSR. Located in the foothills of the Lesser Caucasus, 360 km west of Baku, 48 km from Kirovabad, and 18 km from the Geran’ railroad station (on the Tbilisi-Baku line). Population, 3,900 (1970).

A balneological health resort, Naftalan has hot summers (average July temperature, 26°C) and mild winters (average January temperature, 2°C). Precipitation is 250 mm per year. There are boreholes along the Naftalan River that yield Naftalan therapeutic petroleum, which is used for baths or is applied to the body before exposure to solar or ultraviolet rays. Treatment is available for patients with disorders of the skeletal and muscular systems, skin diseases, gynecological problems, and disorders of the peripheral nervous system. Naftalan has sanatoriums and facilities for baths.

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Specialist of the organization Kurt Won Storch, who visited Azerbaijan in December last year, in order to obtain a certificate confirming the importance of treatment of Naftalan oil within the cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the European Spa Association (ESPA), spoke on the importance of treatment of Naftalan oil and health tourism opportunities in the city gave information about.
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The Minister received residents of Ganja and Naftalan cities, Samukh, Goranboy, Kalbajar and Khojali districts at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Naftalan.
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AHTTSA, representing the Global Healthcare Travel Concil, briefly briefed its counterparts on Azerbaijan's potential for health tourism (Absheron, Naftalan, Qalalti, Duzdag, Gabala, Istisu, etc.
In general, the agency experts conducted inspections in 24,865 square meters in Agdam, Agjabadi, Agstafa, Absheron, Fuzuli, Tartar, Gazakh, Naftalan, Goranboy, Khizi, Shamkir and Lankaran regions as well as in Baku, Ganja and Sumgayit from February 1 to February 25.
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