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Municipality of Kurdakhani

Baku, Kurdakhanı, Sabunchu district, Mashadi Adil street, 1 AZ1059 *** 1 voted

About Municipality of Kurdakhani

Kurdakhani is a settlement and municipality in Sabunçu district of Baku, Azerbaijan.Municipality name originates from "Korde" (کارد) and "khaneh" which in Persian means, "House of knives".Kyurdakhany is located on northern side of Absheron peninsula, highest altitude above sea level, rich with salt lakes and mud volcanos. Municipality is divided into three quarters: Old quarter, New quarter and gardens.

History of Kurdakhani

Earliest settlements in Kyurdakhany are believed to be dated at least two millennia ago, which is supported by archeological artifacts. Historical monuments:

  • Sheykh Ali Shirvani khanqah and mosque - built in 1448
  • Haji Zeynal hamam - built in 17th century
  • Haji Jafargulu hamam - built in 16th century
  • Juma mosque - 14th century (rebuilt in 2007)
  • Kyurdakhany was one of settlements which were not affected by March Day events. Due to armed resistance with local qochu.