Zardab is a rayon in Azerbaijan; its capital is Zardab.The regional name Zardab is mentioned in historical publication dating back to 16th century. As a raion, Zardab was established on February 5, 1935. Located in central Azerbaijan, the raion is 231 km to the west of capital Baku. It is a part of the larger Arran economic region which also includes Agjabadi, Agdash, Beylagan, Barda, Bilasuvar, Goychay, Hajigabul, Imishli, Kurdamir, Neftchala, Saatli, Sabirabad, Salyan, Ujar raions. The raion lies on a lowland area, in some areas below the sea level. The area is 860 km3. Zardab constitutes about 1% of the country and 4% of the Arran economic area.