Distance with Baku:126 km

Population:126,5 thsd person

How to reach:Bus-> Scheduled bus Baku-Salyan Train: Baku-Astara – 6 hours.

Salyan district is washed out from the east by waters of Caspian Sea; along the territory of the district, Kura River flows. Salyan plain upon many characteristics has similarity with Mugan plain.

Salyan area is “gates” opened to Lankaran-Astara zone, since, namely via Salyan territory there are railroad and highroads are passing through, binding Baku with the southern districts of Azerbaijan. On the territory of the area, in five kilometers from center, there are allocated muddy volcano – Babazanan, which attracts numerous visitors by its medicinal mud.

District center – Salyan city having been arisen at ancient caravan ways binding the northern and western cities of Azerbaijan with the southern cities, as well as with countries of Middle East region. The city was formed by tribe “sal”, herewith there is taken name of the city. Kura River, which occupies all city with numerous curves.

Among architectural monuments in the district was kept such as Gumlavar bridge (XVII century), set of Khanagah structures in Gubali-Baloglan village (XIX century), mosque (XIX century). In Salyan city there is “Tendirkhana” caravanserai, having being built and equipped at present times in the eastern style. Here, guests are getting acquainted with art of ancient Azerbaijan cookery, prescription of which are to being transferred from generation to generation and carefully are exist its specific peculiarities of cooking both courses and browning to those dishes.

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