Shaumianovsk

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Shaumianovsk

 

(until 1938, Nizhnii Agdzhakend), an urbantype settlement and the administrative center of Shaumianovsk Raion, Azerbaijan SSR. Shaumianovsk is situated 40 km southwest of the Geran’ railroad station, which is on the Tbilisi-Baku line. There is a food-preserves plant in the settlement, which was renamed in honor of S. G. Shaumian.

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